|David J. Schramm|
President and Chief Executive Officer
David J. Schramm joined Maxwell as President and CEO, and was appointed a director, in July 2007. Previously, he spent the bulk of his business career in a series of senior management and engineering positions with General Motors. He started his career with the Packard Electric Division of General Motors and held several managerial positions while at Packard Electric in Warren, Ohio. Continuing his tenure with General Motors, Mr. Schramm then spent three years in the United Kingdom where he was the Managing Director for companies in both Ireland and England. Following his time in the United Kingdom, Mr. Schramm was the president and CEO of a wholly owned subsidiary of General Motors based in California, Packard Hughes Interconnect, a manufacturer of highly reliable interconnect components for the aerospace industry. From 2001 to 2006, he was president and chief executive officer of Arrowhead Products Corp., a leading supplier of specialty systems to the aerospace and automotive industries. During his tenure at Arrowhead, Mr. Schramm led the acquisition of operations in Italy, France and Poland, and also opened a facility in South Africa. Just prior to joining Maxwell, he was president and chief executive officer of EADS North America Defense Test and Services, the U.S. subsidiary of the corporate parent of Airbus.