Mike Pangia

Michael Pangia

President and Chief Executive Officer

Michael Pangia is the President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of Aviat Networks, the world’s largest independent supplier of wireless transmission systems. From March 2009 to July 2011, he served as the Chief Sales Officer where he was responsible for company-wide operations of the Global Sales and Services organization. Prior to joining Aviat Networks, Mr. Pangia served as senior vice president, Global Sales Operations and Strategy at Nortel, where he was responsible for all operational aspects of the Global Sales function. Prior to that, he was president of Nortel’s Asia region where his key responsibilities included sales and overall business management for all countries where Nortel did business in the region. Mr. Pangia holds a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Windsor and a master of business administration from the University of Toronto.

Stan Gallagher

Stan Gallagher

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Gallagher joined Aviat Networks in June 2018 as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer and Principal Financial Officer. In this role, he is responsible for worldwide process excellence, operations and supply chain management, customer care, IT, and finance. He has over 30 years of experience in various aspects of operations leadership and management consulting across a broad range of industries including: Telecom Network Providers, Aviation & Aerospace, Transportation, Building Materials, IT Services, Security Services, and Financial Services. Before joining the Company, he was a Director and Operational Excellence/Supply Chain Management Lead at Synergetics Installations Worldwide, Inc., a leading global management consulting firm, helping companies drive operational excellence, financial performance and reporting capabilities, organizational redesign and change management, and instituted Lean Six Sigma programs. Prior to serving as a management consultant, he was Vice President – Global Strategic Sourcing at Masonite International, Inc.; and held a number of executive leadership positions with various divisions within General Electric (“GE”) including GE Aviation, GE International, GE Corporate and GE Consumer Finance. During his tenure at GE, he developed a broad portfolio of experience including supply chain management, strategic sourcing, supplier and business development, facilities and infrastructure management, import/export logistics, compliance, quality, global tax strategy, portfolio process improvement and Six Sigma program management. Mr. Gallagher is a Magna Cum Laude graduate, Caldwell scholar and fellow of NC State University, where he received his BSME in Mechanical Engineering.

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Shaun McFall

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

As senior vice president of corporate development, Mr. McFall is responsible for marketing, strategic planning, identifying opportunities to advance technology innovation and developing growth through partnership development. Mr. McFall has been with the company since the formation of its UK subsidiary in 1989. His initial assignment was in new business development, first in the UK and later the European market. In 1994 he relocated to the company’s headquarters in San Jose, California, assuming responsibility for worldwide product marketing. He has accumulated over 20 years of experience in the wireless telecommunications industry, holding prior positions with two UK based companies: Ferranti International Signal plc. and GEC Telecommunications Ltd. Mr. McFall holds a bachelor of science degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, UK.

Ola Gustafsson Senior Aviat Networks Vice President and Chief Product Officer

Ola Gustafsson

Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer

Mr. Gustafsson joined Aviat Networks in 2013 and brings extensive experience in microwave and wireless technologies. As senior vice president, product and services portfolio management he is responsible for maximizing the business value of Aviat Networks’ product and service portfolio. Prior to joining Aviat Networks, Mr. Gustafsson spent over 20 years at Ericsson, where he had a strong impact on the development and design of several innovative microwave products. As Ericsson’s head of product line microwave and mobile backhaul, he developed and managed the roadmap and lifecycle for the entire Ericsson microwave, mobile backhaul and small cell backhaul portfolio. For more than 10 years Mr. Gustafsson was heavily involved in the definition, ramp up and management of the MINI-LINK™ microwave system. In addition, he managed the integration of Marconi microwave into Ericsson, where he delivered rapid alignment of several overlapping products and oversaw the restructuring of Marconi’s supply chain and operations. Mr. Gustafsson holds a Master of Science in electrical engineering (MscEE) from Chalmers University Sweden.


Bryan C. Tucker

Senior Vice President, North America

Mr. Tucker is senior vice president of North America responsible for executing Aviat’s sales strategy in the region. He also provides executive leadership and strategic counsel that guides the activities in North America to ensure revenue performance goals are achieved. Mr. Tucker previously served as Aviat’s SVP global operations and before that held a number of roles for Aviat and its predecessor companies Harris Stratex Networks and Stratex Networks. Mr. Tucker recently spearheaded business automation initiatives including major transitions in ERP systems, product lines and operational locations. He also led the company’s post-merger systems unification with Harris Microwave Communications Division (MCD) in 2007. Before joining Aviat Networks, Mr. Tucker worked for Sony Corp. as director of Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance for two production facilities. Overall, Mr. Tucker has more than 24 years of experience in engineering and manufacturing operations with high-tech companies. He has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Florida, is Six Sigma Certified and has pursued postgraduate studies/research in semiconductor physics at Georgia Tech.

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Heinz H. Stumpe

Senior Vice President, International

Mr. Stumpe is senior vice president of International responsible for executing Aviat’s sales strategy in the region. He also provides executive leadership and strategic counsel that guide the activities in International to ensure revenue performance goals are achieved. Prior to his appointment Mr. Stumpe was senior vice president and chief sales officer and senior vice president and chief operating officer of Aviat Networks. Before that he held a variety of roles including vice president of strategic accounts, product line management and business development. Mr. Stumpe joined Aviat Networks as the director of marketing in 1996 and has over 30 year of experience in the wireless transmission industry. Previously to Aviat Mr. Stumpe held senior positions in California Microwave as vice president product management, Innova Corporation as vice president of operations Amstrad PLC as director operations, a UK-based computer and communications equipment company.


Raj Kumar

Vice President, International Sales

Mr. Kumar has been the vice president, International Sales, for Aviat Networks since 2016. In addition, he serves as the general manager for Aviat Networks’ international headquarters in Singapore. Overall, Mr. Kumar has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications and wireless industries all across the Asia Pacific region. Prior to his current position, he was vice president, Sales and Services, Asia Pacific. Mr. Kumar holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications engineering from India’s National Institute of Technology, Warangal. He has also studied under the master’s certificate program at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.


Eric Chang

Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer

Mr. Chang joined Aviat Networks in February 2016 and serves as the company’s vice president, corporate controller and principal accounting officer responsible for worldwide accounting, reporting, compliance and taxation. Prior to joining Aviat Networks, he served as senior director, corporate controller at Micrel, Incorporated from 2013 to 2016 until it was acquired by Microchip Technology. Mr. Chang served as senior director, assistant corporate controller and business unit controller at Atmel Corporation from 2007 to 2013. Mr. Chang was at Ernst & Young LLP from 2003 to 2007, most recently as senior audit manager, managing financial statement audits of public companies. Mr. Chang is a Certified Public Accountant in California and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Computer Information Systems from Indiana University Kelley School of Business.

Wendell Sherrell

Wendell F. Sherrell

Vice President, Human Resources

As vice president of human resources, Mr. Sherrell is helping to accelerate Aviat Networks’ transformation through leadership, attracting and developing the best talent and building a culture of engagement, agility and accountability. Mr. Sherrell is an experienced talent leader with over 20 years in the Human Resources in telecom, pharmacy management, logistics and retail sectors. Prior to joining Aviat Networks, Mr. Sherrell held leadership positions in Premium Retail as Sr Director Talent for their Google initiative, Brinks Sr. Director Talent Management, Express Scripts, Director Talent Acquisition for U.S. Operations, Director of Talent Management and Corporate HR at Accredo Healthcare, a Medco Company and numerous progressive operations and HR roles at Nortel Networks. Mr. Sherrell holds a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from the university of TN.

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