AVX NAMES NEW FINANCE CHIEF
AVX NAMES NEW FINANCE CHIEF NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- AVX Corporation has appointed
Don Christiansen as the company's new chief financial officer and vice president of finance. He succeeds Joseph Sicree, who is seeking new opportunities after 15 years with AVX.
With over 30 years at Sprague Electric, Christiansen has built an outstanding career in the electronic components industry. He joined Sprague in 1959 and became chief financial officer of that company in 1990. Commenting on his move to AVX, Christiansen stated, "The AVX name is synonymous with leadership in passive electronic components, and I'm delighted to be joining a company that is such a global power in the industry. The primary reason for AVX's success is its top-notch people, and working with them to continue building on AVX's tremendous record is an exciting opportunity." CEO Marshall Butler and COO Dick Rosen of AVX stated, "We are delighted to welcome Don Christiansen to AVX. He brings a wealth of industry experience that will play an important role as AVX continues to expand in high-growth markets across the world." AVX Corporation, a Kyocera Group Company, is a leading global manufacturer of capacitors. AVX also markets AVX/Kyocera products, one of the world's most extensive lines of passive electronic components. -0- 3/5/92 /CONTACT: Mary Levitt of AVX, 212-935-6363/ CO: AVX Corporation ST: New York IN: SU: PER SM-TS -- NY041 -- 5444 03/05/92 12:27 EST
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|Date:||Mar 5, 1992|
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