API Technologies Corp. is a prime contractor in sophisticated electronics, highly engineered systems, secure communications and electronic component and subsystems to the global defense and aerospace industry. The company’s customers include the governments of the US, the UK, Canada, the EU and NATO as well as many leading Fortune 500 companies.

The company announced today that Brian Throneberry has joined API Technologies as vice-president of sales and marketing. With over 25 years of executive-level leadership in sales, project management and global operations, he will lead sales and business development for API’s growing ‘defense and systems’ business units.

Prior to joining API Technologies, Mr. Throneberry had accumulated varied experience. He was vice-president of sales and marketing at Suntron Corporation, a leading North American defense and aerospace subcontractor. In addition, he was director of global accounts at Venture Corporation based in Singapore. Mr. Throneberry also worked at ACT Manufacturing as senior vice-president of business development and at CMC Industries as vice-president of operations.

API also announced that Arnie Markowitz has been promoted to vice-president and general manager of the company’s components and subsystems division. Mr. Markowitz has been with the company for eight years and served as head of sales for this division. Prior to that, he was general manager of API’s Canadian facility.