Phil Smith has joined MtronPTI, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The LGL Group, Inc., and a world leader in custom frequency control and filter solutions, to serve as Director of Marketing. Reporting to Greg Anderson, President and CEO, Mr. Smith will be responsible for developing strategies that drive future business opportunities and to define emerging market solutions.
“We are extremely pleased and fortunate to have Phil join our team,” says Mr. Anderson. “There are many growth opportunities in play and on the horizon, and Phil will be a strategic player in both new market development and in expanding our organic sales.”
Mr. Smith, a semiconductor industry veteran, held various design, sales and marketing positions at Teradyne, Inc., a leading supplier of automatic test equipment, at their Boston, Massachusetts, location. Working within a test system maker and extensively in the field with their semiconductor clients, Smith gained a unique understanding of both the promise of integration and the tradeoffs in real-time system design. Mr. Smith, principal in TimeShift Productions, a marketing consultancy, first began working with MtronPTI management in 2011 to continuously improve the strategy and product planning process. Mr. Smith holds a bachelor of science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Mr. Smith said, “It is a privilege to be part of the frequency control industry with a superb company such as MtronPTI. With ever-increasing bandwidth needs driven by 4G phones, cloud video services and defense communications, the future is bright for companies who can ensure quality of service while reducing total system cost. I believe MtronPTI’s long experience, semi-custom approach, outstanding customer service, and low-cost manufacturing offer unique tools to help our clients connect with confidence.”About MtronPTI Founded in 1965, MtronPTI has nearly fifty years’ experience providing customer timing and RF/microwave filter solutions for voice, video and data communications. Based in Orlando, Florida, with design, sales and manufacturing locations in North America, Asia and Europe, MtronPTI is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The LGL Group (LGL). LGL is listed on the NYSE Amex and traded under the symbol “LGL”. For more information, visit our websites at www.mtronpti.com and www.lglgroup.com.