SkyCross, a global developer and manufacturer of advanced antenna solutions, has appointed Ben Naskar as its CEO and chairman.
He succeeds outgoing chairman and acting CEO, Dennis McKenna, who had previously announced his plan to retire at the end of 2010.
Naskar has worked more than 20 years in the wireless semiconductor industry. Prior to joining SkyCross, he was a corporate officer, vice president, and general manager of the wireless networking business unit at Atheros Communications, where he reportedly grew business unit revenue by 200% over three years.
Before joining Atheros, Naskar had held senior executive positions at PMC-Sierra, Analog Devices, Magfusion, National Semiconductor and Advanced Micro Devices.