Inovar Strengthens Senior Leadership With Aerospace & Defense Industry Veteran Joe Barber

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Inovar, Inc., a full-service Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider, is proud to announce that Joe Barber has joined their senior leadership team as Chief Engineer of the Logan Aerospace & Defense division.

Mr. Barber joins Inovar from Raytheon Corporation, where he held senior technical and leadership roles in the electrical systems engineering and manufacturing organizations over a highly distinguished 40-year career. He was instrumental in the design, construction and operation of state-of-the-art EMS factories around the world for Raytheon Corporation.

Barber brings great expertise and insights in the design, manufacture and test of electronic assemblies, strong business acumen, and key insights into the Aerospace & Defense market. His experience in working with defense prime contractors across numerous naval, air, land and space platforms will help support Inovar on its journey for excellence in customer satisfaction and profitable growth.

“Joe is a very strategic addition to the Inovar family,” stated Craig Rupp (CEO). “We have worked with Joe for the last 6 years as a demanding customer. He is well respected in the industry and will provide the technical guidance and subject matter expertise that is so critical to the long-term success of Inovar.”

As part of the division’s senior leadership team, Barber’s primary objectives will be to partner with customers to develop technical and manufacturing solutions to support business growth. He will further strengthen Inovar’s engineering and manufacturing in-house capabilities through the benefit of his subject matter expertise in electronic design and manufacturing.

Barber stated, “I am very excited to be a part of the Inovar family. In my experience with Inovar as a customer, I have watched the company become one of the premier EMS partners in the aerospace and defense marketplace, and I look forward to seeing what we can further improve to help our customers and the warfighter be successful.”

Inovar’s industry understanding and experience is unparalleled and enables the company to build the world’s most complex, mission critical products. For more information, visit



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