Pasadena, CA - Sept 24, 2008--[ASDWire]-- OEwaves, Inc. is pleased to announce that Suzanne Gilman has joined the company as its new Chief Financial Officer. Gilman brings over 20 years of financial experience to the newly created position. She comes to OEwaves after nearly ten years as controller of AeroVironment, Inc. (AVAV), where she supported the company's prolonged, rapid growth culminating in a successful IPO which raised over $113 million in January of 2007.
Prior to her tenure at AeroVironment, Gilman held financial management positions at publicly-traded companies, including Coastcast, Vestar, and Security Pacific, as well as positions with Avery Dennison and Ernst & Young, LLP.
"We are delighted that Suzanne Gilman has joined the OEwaves team. Suzanne has a strong background in the financial management of a growing company. Her leadership skills and experience will be invaluable as OEwaves moves to the next phase of growth," said Lute Maleki, President and CEO of OEwaves, Inc.
Gilman is a graduate of Dartmouth College, and received her MBA with a specialization in Finance from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. She is a Certified Public Accountant in California.
About OEwaves, Inc.
OEwaves, Inc., headquartered in Pasadena, CA, is a leader in innovative microwave photonic products and solutions. OEwaves develops and offers state-of-the-art technologies and products in support of radar, communications, and test and measurement systems for military and commercial markets. OEwaves was founded in 2000 and has licensed the exclusive rights to over twenty patents and applications for the company's core technologies from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), which operates the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for NASA. For additional information, please visit www.oewaves.com.