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Emily Hesley
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AR Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

John Kim Will Oversee AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation, AR Modular RF, AR Europe, and SunAR RF Motion

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Souderton, PA — September 11, 2018 — The AR family of companies has announced that John Kim has been promoted from Vice President of Corporate Operations to Chief Operating Officer of AR. Mr. Kim was appointed COO in July of 2018 and has assumed responsibility for AR RF/Microwave, AR Modular RF, AR Europe and SunAR RF Motion.

A major step in the company's succession plan, this appointment signals a strategic move to position AR for continued success moving forward.

"AR is deeply committed to providing ongoing service to the EMC Industry. That's been our focus since Donald Shepherd started the company 49 years ago, " Kim says. "Next year we will be celebrating our 50th Anniversary and our next priority is to augment the value that we deliver to our customers in this market space; we continue to look forward to serving our customers in the EMC market.”

John Kim joined AR in 2016, observing the procedures and learning the culture of this leading brand and world-class company before ascending to Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to joining AR, Mr. Kim held positions at AeroVironment, Inc., Ryder, Inc., Bombardier Aerospace, and Cessna Aircraft.

He holds a Graduate Finance Certificate from Southern Methodist University, a Master of Business Administration degree, and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.

About AR

AR products supply a multitude of unique RF solutions to companies around the world.  Our limitless support and service network reaches the far corners of the globe. When companies purchase from any AR company they have the peace of mind that comes from knowing that we will be there to provide cost effective solutions and help with any problems that may arise today, tomorrow or in the future.

For more information, contact AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation, 160 Schoolhouse Rd. Souderton, PA 18964 at 215-723-8181 or at www.arworld.us. For an applications engineer, call 800-933-8181.

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