Major Executive Search announces the successful completion of an assignment placing Michael Elbaz as the Chief Financial Officer for Airgain, Inc., located in San Diego, CA. Airgain (NASDAQ: AIRG), is a leading provider of advanced wireless connectivity solutions and technologies. Michael brings over twenty-five years of experience in corporate and global finance and strategy to Airgain. MES Managing Director, John Rivoir conducted the assignment along with Founder and CEO, Sue Major.
“Michael is a proven business leader, and I am pleased to welcome an executive of his caliber to Airgain,” said Jacob Suen, Airgain’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “With Michael’s expertise in finance and operations, corporate development, public company management, and strategic planning, we expect him to make an immediate impact. His breadth and depth of experience are well-suited to help drive Airgain’s strategic and operational objectives.”
As CFO, Michael will lead Airgain’s accounting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, investor relations and information technology functions. Prior to joining Airgain, Michael was VP Finance at Cohu, a public semiconductor equipment company. Previously, Michael was VP Finance at AMN Healthcare, a public healthcare solutions company, from 2012 to 2019. He also served as VP Finance and Chief Accounting Officer at Conexant Systems, a public semiconductor company from 2009 to 2011. Prior to 2009, Michael held various finance leadership positions at NextWave Wireless and Conexant Systems. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University, Chico, and a Master of Business Administration from San Diego State University.
“Airgain is an exciting company that is poised to make a significant impact in the wireless connectivity space,” said Michael. “It has the building blocks for long-term success, and I look forward to helping it achieve its strategic and financial goals.
This placement highlights Major Executive Search’s commitment to finding optimal executive leadership talent for leading communication, wireless connectivity, and technology companies worldwide.
Airgain, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRG), is a leading provider of advanced wireless connectivity solutions and technologies used to enable high performance wireless networking across a broad range of devices and markets, including consumer, enterprise, and automotive. Airgain’s mission is to connect the world through advanced antenna systems and integrated wireless solutions. Combining design-led thinking with testing and development, Airgain’s technologies are deployed in carrier, fleet, enterprise, residential, private, government, and public safety wireless networks and systems, including set-top boxes, access points, routers, modems, gateways, media adapters, portables, digital televisions, sensors, fleet, and asset tracking devices. Through its pedigree in the design, integration, and testing of high-performance embedded antenna technology, Airgain has become a leading provider to the residential WLAN market, supplying to leading carriers, OEMs, ODMs, and chipset manufacturers who depend on Airgain to achieve their wireless performance goals. Airgain is headquartered in San Diego, California, and maintains design and test centers in the U.S., U.K., and China. For more information, visit airgain.com
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