Management Team

Robert Tavares

President & Chief Executive Officer

Robert Tavares brings over 30 years of experience in microelectronics and semiconductors for both commercial and defense applications to API Technologies. Prior to joining API, Mr. Tavares was President of Crane Electronics Inc., a provider of microelectronic-based solutions for power and microwave applications to the defense, commercial aerospace, and medical markets. Prior to Crane, Mr. Tavares served as President of e2v US Operations, a leading supplier of technology solutions in RF power and semiconductors. Mr. Tavares spend the majority of his career at Tyco Electronics, M/A Com Division, where he began his tenure as a design and development engineer, moving through various management roles, and ultimately progressing to the role of Vice President, General Manager. It is in this role where he was responsible for setting the strategic direction, and driving the growth, and profitability of a $320 million RF and microwave, multi-site business. He holds a B.S in Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.

Eric F. Seeton

Chief Financial Officer

Eric F. Seeton comes to API with 20 years of experience in the RF/Microwave and healthcare industries. Prior to joining API, Mr. Seeton served as Business Unit Finance Director for Analog Devices (NASDAQ: ADI), a $3 billion manufacturer of integrated circuits. He joined Analog Devices as part of its July 2014 acquisition of Hittite Microwave Corp., where Mr. Seeton served as Hittiteā€™s Director of Finance for three years. Earlier in his career, he served various finance leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble (formerly The Gillette Company). Mr. Seeton holds an MBA from Cornell University and a B.S. in Accounting from Bentley University in Waltham, MA.

Seema Phull

Chief Transformation Officer

Ed Fuhr

Vice President, RF/Microwave and Microelectronics (RF2M-US)

Richard Farrington

Senior Vice President & Managing Director, RF/Microwave and Microelectronics (RF2M-UK) and Secure Systems & Information Assurance (SSIA)

Craig Lindberg

Vice President & General Manager, Inmet and Weinschel (I&W)

Lawrence Howanitz

Senior Vice President, Electromagnetic Integrated Solutions (EIS)

Darin Marley

Vice President, Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS)

Laura Reeder

Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources

Recent Events

January 31, 2018 (All day) - February 2, 2018 (All day)
New Orleans
United States
The communications technology landscape is changing daily. IAUG CONVERGE provides the maps and tools you need to navigate it all. IAUG is coming to The Colorado Convention Center for five days of education, networking and innovation. No other event provides a more comprehensive program around integration, managed services, cost management, BYOD, cloud and more.
June 19, 2017 - June 21, 2017
Baltimore Convention Center & Hilton Hotel
United States
The Information Assurance Symposium (IAS) will take place from 19th June to the 21st June 2017 at the Baltimore Convention Center & Hilton Hotel. IAS is the premier NSA information assurance event, providing an opportunity for guests to learn and network from cyber security professionals, subject matter experts and solution providers from throughout Government, industry and academia.