Experienced Industry Veteran to Lead Anritsu Into New Technology Era Stretching from IoT and Manufacturing to Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality, Transportation, and Public Safety
Allen, TX – March 2, 2020 – Anritsu Company announces the appointment of Robert Johnson as Vice President and General Manager for Anritsu Americas Sales Company (AASC). In his new position, Johnson will oversee all AASC operations and position the company as the preeminent test and measurement innovator serving the 5G ecosystem, as well as IoT, cellular, military/aerospace, and public safety.
Prior to being named Vice President and General Manager, Johnson served as Assistant General Manager for AASC. He will use his 25+ years of experience in mobile technology, operations, sales management, and marketing to lead Anritsu into a new era in which emerging communication technologies will be integrated into a variety of industries, including augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR), transportation, energy and utilities, public safety, industrial, as well as conventional telecommunications.
As Vice President and General Manager, Johnson will be responsible for direct management of all sales, marketing, business operations, and technical field support operations. Under his guidance, AASC will implement successful market and support product strategies in North and South America. He will also work directly with key customers to ensure they have the total test solutions necessary for their specific requirements and applications.
Johnson has held numerous sales, marketing and operations positions throughout his career. Prior to joining Anritsu, he served as a director for CETECOM. He earned a BSEE from Purdue University. Johnson also earned a Master’s Degree in Business from Indiana Wesleyan University, as well as from Columbia Business School.
Anritsu Company is the United States subsidiary of Anritsu Corporation, a global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions for 120 years. Anritsu’s “2020 VISION” philosophy engages customers as true partners to help develop wireless, optical, microwave/RF, and digital solutions for R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance applications, as well as multidimensional service assurance solutions for network monitoring and optimization. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed electrical devices for communication products and systems. The company develops advanced solutions for 5G, M2M, IoT, as well as other emerging and legacy wireline and wireless communication markets. With offices throughout the world, Anritsu has approximately 4,000 employees in over 90 countries.
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