WALLINGFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Michael P. Driscoll, CEO of Winchester Electronics, announced today that Kevin S. Perhamus has been appointed President, effective July 12.
At Winchester Electronics, Perhamus will lead strategic initiatives, global operations, and day-to-day business, reporting to Driscoll.
Perhamus comes to Winchester Electronics following seventeen successful years at two major electronic component companies, Teradyne Connection Systems located in Nashua, NH and, most recently, Amphenol PCD located in Beverly, MA.
At Teradyne, he served in a variety of positions from Process Engineering to Director of Sales and Marketing. He was responsible for starting up the Shanghai operation and turning it into a profitable business. Following this three year tenure in Shanghai, he was promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing for Teradyne’s High Performance Circuits Group.
At Amphenol, Perhamus acted as General Manager where he expanded sales and profits globally.
“Kevin’s appointment represents a major step forward in Winchester Electronics’ long-term business strategy and growth initiative,” said Driscoll. “His background and experience makes him a perfect fit for Winchester,” he added.
A native of Rhode Island, Perhamus graduated from The University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, and earned an MBA from Boston University.
Winchester Electronics Corporation, a portfolio company of Audax Group, is a 69-year old company and a leader in designing and manufacturing electronic connectors and interconnect solutions. In addition to its headquarters in Wallingford, CT USA, the company maintains a global manufacturing and engineering network, and operates facilities in Wallingford; Franklin, MA USA; Rock Hill, SC USA; Nogales, Mexico; Suzhou, China; and Penang, Malaysia. For more information visit the Winchester website www.winchesterelectronics.com.
Audax Group, founded in 1999, is a leading investor in small cap and lower-middle market companies. With offices in Boston and New York, Audax manages in excess of $4.3 billion of equity, mezzanine debt, and senior loan capital. For more information visit the Audax Group website www.audaxgroup.com.