BELTSVILLE, MD – DfR Solutions, a leader in quality, reliability, and durability (QRD) solutions for the electronics industry, today announced a new appointment to its Senior Technical team. Dock Brown will support clients across the electronics industry with a specific focus in the aerospace, avionics, and medical device markets.
Dock Brown brings his more than 30 years of electronics reliability experience to clients of DfR Solutions. Prior to joining DfR Solutions, he spent nearly 20 years at Medtronic where he most recently concentrated on the transition to RoHS materials and processes of harsh environment Class III medical devices. He was also responsible for supplier assessment and approval, on-going supplier audits, failure analysis, corrective actions, MRB, sampling, and ultimately full accountability for quality and reliability of COTS and custom parts and assemblies from a worldwide supplier base. Earlier in his career, Mr. Brown also spent time at Sundstrand Data Control where he led the implementation of the Boeing AQS program and with Olin Aerospace/Rocket Research.
Mr. Brown is a Certified Reliability Engineer. He is based in the Seattle area and will be supporting DfR Solutions customers in the Pacific Northwest.
“Dock Brown has been a passionate advocate for efficiency and effectiveness in quality and reliability in electronics throughout his career,” said Craig Hillman, CEO of DfR Solutions. “He is a proven leader in electronics technology with deep experience in commercial aerospace, military avionics, ground support, industrial controls, and medical market segments,” noted Hillman. “We believe that he will bring immense value to our customers who are facing great challenges in those industries.”
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