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Kettell joins Valdor board

Ralph Kettell ’80 ‘82G has joined the board of directors of Valdor Technology International Inc., a fiber optic components company specializing in the design and manufacture of fiber optic connectors, laser pigtails, and other optical and optoelectronic components. Mr. Kettell has worked as a Consulting Electrical Engineer for several high profile aerospace and industrial engineering companies, principally as a microwave and radio frequency (RF) circuit and systems design engineer on military, space and commercial programs. He served as lead RF Engineer at Litton Space Systems on the Space-to-Space Communications System used in the construction of the International Space Station. He has consulted for many of the largest aerospace firms in the U.S., including 14 years with Northrop Grumman and three years with Lockheed Martin.

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Valdor makes optical and optoelectronic components.