Astronics Test Systems names Kabbani EVP of sales and business development

Jan. 5, 2018

Irvine, CA. Astronics Test Systems has announced the expansion of its senior staff with the hiring of Samer Kabbani as executive vice president of sales and business development.

Samer Kabbani (Courtesy of Astronics Test Systems)

Kabbani’s career spans more than 20 years in the semiconductor capital-equipment industry, where he served in a variety of engineering, corporate business development, and executive management roles. He joins Astronics Test Systems after a 14-year tenure at Cohu, where he served in key senior management roles, including president of Delta Design Systems. Kabbani led the strategy and overall execution of the business unit’s automation, thermal, and vision product lines.

“We are thrilled that Samer is joining the Astronics family,” commented Jim Mulato, president of Astronics Test Systems. “He is a seasoned executive and a proven entrepreneur with a demonstrated track record of delivering innovative products to top-tier customers. We anticipate that he will make an immediate impact as we continue to evolve ATS as the premier provider of test solutions across multiple sectors.”

“I am delighted to join Astronics and be part of their innovative culture,” Kabbani stated. “With several industry-leading products under its belt and a highly agile and talented team, Astronics Test Systems is growing across a number of exciting industry opportunities. I look forward to playing an integral role in deploying disruptive and highly enabling solutions to our customers.”

Kabbani holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University and has completed various management and development programs to further his education at the University of California, San Diego, and Northwestern University. Throughout his career, he accumulated more than 20 patents and is a registered inventor in the areas of IC thermal management, photoresist processing, factory automation, vision alignment, and inspection.

Astronics Test Systems leverages nearly 60 years of experience to offer automatic test expertise to electronics manufacturers in the aerospace, military, semiconductor, medical, space, mass transit and automotive industries. ATS designs solutions in collaboration with customers to ensure optimal performance of the world’s most advanced electronic products.

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