TT electronics has named Allen Hilton as vice president/general manager of its IRC Wirewound and Film Technologies Division. Hilton will be responsible for managing the company’s manufacturing facilities in Boone, N.C. and Barbados, British Virgin Islands. In addition, Allan Cole has been appointed director of sales and marketing. Cole will be responsible for the company’s marketing efforts and managing sales reps and distributor relationships.
IRC’s market focus includes supplying resistive products and technology to the automotive, medical, computer, telecom, military and aerospace industries. In addition to extensive capabilities in customizing resistor technology for specific applications, IRC’s broad product line includes power and current sense resistors, specialized wirewound and film resistors, automotive assemblies and thick film on steel technology for automotive and industrial applications. The new IRC management team is positioned to explore new markets for the company’s technology and products.
Hilton brings more than 25 years of management experience in the electro-mechanical and passive electronic component business and has served as the director of operations with IRC’s sister company BI Technologies in Mexicali, Mexico, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia and Fullerton, Calif. He has also worked as a manufacturing engineer with Robinson Nugent in Singapore, Malaysia, Switzerland and Scotland.
Prior to his employment with IRC, Cole was employed with Yageo and AVX Corp. as CEO and vice president of sales, respectively. He brings more than 35 years of experience in the electronics industry in areas, such as sales, marketing and management, along with extensive expertise in manufacturing and distribution.
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