David J. Herby has been named president and chief executive of Creative Electronics Inc., a two-year-old Orange broker of surplus electronic products.
Before joining Creative Electronics, Herby was president of the tape and disk controller manufacturing division of Wespercorp in Irvine.
Creative Electronics was founded in 1983 by Robert Fisher, John Whitacre and Roger Ward Jr. to buy and sell surplus computer parts. Although the company had revenues of $1.6 million in its first year, the founders said they needed leadership from an established executive from the electronics industry to keep the firm growing.
Ducommun Electronics Group of Cypress announced the appointments of two new vice presidents. Frank L. Gonzalez has been named group vice president of administration, a newly created position, and C. Christopher Fecher has been named vice president-information services. He will report to Gonzalez.
Bill Frank has been promoted to the newly created position of vice president-storage management engineering at Western Digital Corp. of Irvine.