August 21, 2007 -- Middle Atlantic Products recently announced the appointment of Richard Lefkowitz as electrical/electronic engineering manager and Murray Williams as electrical/electronic products manager. The company says the managerial appointments underscore its commitment to providing a range of solutions that address the essentials of an integrated enclosure system, especially power management, while adding a range of experience for this increasingly prioritized production area.
"As we continue to introduce new electrical products as well as improve our existing product lines, Rich and Murray will play critical roles in the strategic product direction that we take," comments Mark Tracy, director of marketing for Middle Atlantic Products. "Rich and Murray bring a proven capacity to listen to contractor challenges and use that input to develop solutions that make contractors more efficient and their installations more reliable."
As electrical/electronic engineering manager, Richard Lefkowitz reports to Middle Atlantic's vice president of engineering and quality control, Keith Carney, and will lead the company's efforts to develop new product lines while working to improve and expand existing product lines. Lefkowitz will also oversee Middle Atlantic's electrical/electronic product development, manufacturing and cost reduction (DFM/DFA) activities, including efforts to improve testing, product validation, reliability, and design guidelines, among other responsibilities. Lefkowitz comes to Middle Atlantic Products with more than 20 years of experience in engineering management, project management and hands-on design in a range of technologies, including networking, datacomm and telecom, control and automation, and processor design. He was most recently with Crestron Electronics, Inc. Lefkowitz holds a B.E.E. degree as well as a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering.
Murray Williams joins Middle Atlantic Products as electrical/electronic product manager and will also report to Mark Tracy. In his new role, Williams' responsibilities will include developing Middle Atlantic Products' long-term strategy to provide power distribution and management solutions that will solve customers' every day application issues. Williams' experience includes a position with British Royal Aeronautical Establishment (RAE), where he worked on the development of aeronautical avionics systems, as well as a marketing-centric position with Dow Jones, and a stint with Reuters where he provided consulting services for IP-based network computing and product management for Web-based computing applications. Williams holds a B.E.E. degree.