Technitrol Names Alan Benjamin Senior Vice President

May 20, 2008 by Jeff Shepard

Technitrol, Inc. announced the appointment of Alan Benjamin, President of its Electronic Components Group, to the position of Senior Vice President of Technitrol, effective immediately. He succeeds John L. Kowalski, who retired in March.

Benjamin, who has twenty five years of experience in the electronics industry, joined the Pulse business in 1994. Prior to serving as President, he was Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of the Signal Products Group, Vice President of the Telecommunications Division and Vice President of the European Business Group. Before joining Pulse, Benjamin held various marketing, sales and engineering positions at Hewlett-Packard and Pacific Data Products.

"Alan is a welcome addition to our executive officer team," said Technitrol Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James M. Papada, III. "Over the years, he has been instrumental in the growth of our Electronic Components Group and its strategic evolution into a world leading supplier of critical signal and power management component solutions."

Based in Philadelphia, Technitrol is a worldwide producer of electronic components, electrical contacts and assemblies and other precision-engineered parts and materials for manufacturers in the wireless and wireline communications, hearing, medical, military/aerospace, automotive and electrical equipment industries.