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.
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 Hittite’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.
Chief Transformation Officer
Vice President, Worldwide Sales
Vice President, RF/Microwave and Microelectronics (RF2M-US)
Senior Vice President & Managing Director, RF/Microwave and Microelectronics (RF2M-UK) and Secure Systems & Information Assurance (SSIA)
Vice President & General Manager, Inmet and Weinschel
Senior Vice President, Electromagnetic Integrated Solutions (EIS)
Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources
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