|[January 23, 2014]
Park Electrochemical Corp. Announces Appointment of Ke Wang as Vice President of Research and Development
MELVILLE, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--
Park Electrochemical Corp. (News - Alert) (NYSE-PKE) announced the appointment of Dr.
Ke Wang as Vice President of Research and Development. Dr. Wang will
report to Brian E. Shore, President and Chief Executive Officer of Park
Electrochemical Corp. In this capacity, Dr. Wang will oversee all of
Park's research and development activities.
Prior to this appointment, Dr. Wang was the Director of Research and
Development of Park Electrochemical Corp. since May 2010; and from
September 2006 to May 2010, he was the Technology Director of Park's
Nelco Products Pte. Ltd. business unit in Singapore. Prior to joining
Nelco Products in Singapore in September 2006, Dr. Wang was a senior
research engineer at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering
in Singapore from June 2003 to September 2006, a post doctorate visiting
scholar at the Center for Advanced Materials Technology at the
University of Sydney in Australia from April 2001 to May 2003, a senior
research engineer from 1996 to 2001 and a research engineer from 1990 to
1996 at the Institute of Resin Processing and Applcation, Qilu
Petroleum Company in Shandong, China and an assistant lecturer in the
Department of Chemistry at Henan Normal University in Henan, China from
July 1984 to August 1987. Dr. Wang is an inventor on several U.S. and
foreign patent applications, and he has contributed to three books
published in the United States, Korea and Australia and has written or
contributed to over thirty journal papers. Dr. Wang received a Bachelor
of Science degree in Chemistry from Zhengzhou University in Zhengzhou,
China, a Master of Science degree in Polymer Chemistry from the
University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, and a Ph.D.
degree in Polymer Chemistry and Physics from Zhongshan University in
Brian Shore, Park's President and CEO, said, "I am very pleased that Ke
Wang has agreed to lead Park's R & D efforts in the future, as I have
very high regard for him. I also would like to take this opportunity to
thank Greg Westphal for doing an outstanding job of leading Park's R & D
efforts over the last three years."
Park Electrochemical Corp. is a global advanced materials company which
develops and manufactures high-technology digital and RF/microwave
printed circuit materials principally for the telecommunications and
internet infrastructure and high-end computing markets and advanced
composite materials, parts and assemblies for the aerospace markets.
Park's core capabilities are in the areas of polymer chemistry
formulation and coating technology. The Company's manufacturing
facilities are located in Singapore, France, Kansas, Arizona and
California. The Company also maintains R & D facilities in Arizona,
Kansas and Singapore.
Additional corporate information is available on the Company's web site
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