November 7, 2018

RFS appoints R&D Director

Seasoned technical RF design executive joins RFS to spark 5G growth


Munich, Germany – 9 November 2018 – RFS, the global designer and manufacturer of cable, antenna, and tower systems for wireless and broadcast infrastructure, today announced that former Huawei and Samsung technical RF executive Giuseppe Gramegna has joined the company as R&D Director. The move coincides with RFS’ substantial investment into new solutions to address the challenges operators face with the move to 5G – particularly when it comes to lowering cost and growing technical efficiency through RF design, which Giuseppe Gramegna will oversee.

The hire, and investment into new 5G solutions, follows RFS’ fast-paced global expansion over the past 24 months and underscores the company’s focus on production and development of next-generation products. From base station antennas to small cell, RFS has worker to develop solutions to improve the entire network infrastructure for mobile network business ahead of 5G. This focus has seen the company experienced 34% growth during this period.

Giuseppe Gramegna brings more than 20 years’ technical RF design experience and a long track record for innovation. During his time at Huawei, Samsung, CSR, STMicroelectronics, Giuseppe Gramegna was responsible for several world-first achievements in the design of active RF components. An expert in technical design, he has secured a series of engineering patents, and is a member of the International and European Solid Sate Circuits Technical Committee (ISSCC and ESSCIRC).

Commenting on the new appointment, Herbert Merz, CEO at RFS, said: “Giuseppe joins us at a time of record RFS growth but also industry change. Given his track record for innovation, there’s no question he’ll be an important asset in helping RFS expand its recent success and deliver on the new requirements of our operator customers.”

Giuseppe Gramegna added: “When you look at the industry, there’s no question RFS is driving 5G innovation. The company saw significant growth in this regard during 2018, and with the investment being made into its new product lines that growth is expected to continue as commercial 5G rollouts pick up pace. I’m looking forward to being part of that journey.”

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About RFS
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) is a global designer and manufacturer of cable, antenna and tower systems, plus active and passive RF conditioning modules, providing total-package solutions for wireless infrastructure. 
RFS serves OEMs, distributors, system integrators, operators and installers in the broadcast, wireless communications, land-mobile and microwave market sectors. As an ISO compliant organization with manufacturing and customer service facilities that span the globe, RFS offers cutting-edge engineering capabilities, superior field support and innovative product design. RFS is a leader in wireless infrastructure. 

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