Stephen Shpock joins the Vitec Group RF Systems as the new president and managing director

year microwave industry veteran Stephen W. Shpock has recently joined The Vitec
Group RF Systems (VGRFS) as the company’s new president and managing
director. VGRFS is a business unit of the Broadcast Systems Division of
The Vitec Group, plc. It is comprised of the leading wireless link companies
Microwave Services Corporation (MSC), a leading microwave repair facility;
Nucomm, a major global provider of fixed and wireless links; and RF Central, a distributor and integrator of microwave products. In his new
position, Shpock will oversee all three of these prestigious U.S.-based
companies and be responsible for their operations worldwide.
“My goal
is to ensure that The Vitec Group RF Systems’ companies maintain their
reputations as the leading specialists in microwave wireless transmission
across the globe,” Shpock says. “I’m proud to take the reins during this
historic transition to digital broadcasting, when the speed, cost and bandwidth
capabilities inherent to microwave wireless transmission will find more
appreciation and application than ever before.”
Vitec Group is excited to have Stephen spearheading its RF Systems unit,” says Joop
Janssen, CEO, The Vitec Group Broadcast Systems Division. “Stephen’s 24-year
industry insight will undoubtedly be an asset. Through his leadership,
Nucomm, MSC and RF Central will continue to flourish as leading microwave
technology providers and will enhance their global positions within the
broadcast sector.”
Prior to
his current role, Shpock was CEO of Thales Components Corporation, where he was
responsible for all North American component activities for the multinational
Thales Group. Previous to that position, he served as COO of MCE
Technologies, where he led the strategic direction and coordination of all
global manufacturing, engineering and marketing activities. He has also
held various positions at Litton Electron Devices, now a component of L3.
has a BEE from Stevens Institute of Technology, an MEE and a DEE from the University of Utah,
and an MBA from the University
of Rochester. As
president of VGRFS, he is based at Nucomm headquarters in Hackettstown, NJ.

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