SANTA CLARA, CA-e2v, a global provider of technology solutions for high performance systems, has appointed Robert (Bob) Tavares to the position of president, e2v aerospace & defense Inc. Bob joined e2v on 25th July, will be based at the company’s Santa Clara, CA, facility, and will oversee the continued expansion of e2v’s business in the US aerospace and defense markets.

Tavares has more than 25 years of experience and success with high growth technology companies in the aerospace and defense markets. Most recently, Tavares held the role of vice president, Microwave Solutions, Electronics Division for Crane Aerospace & Electronics. Prior to Crane, Tavares spent most of his career at Tyco Electronics, M/A-Com Division.