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New Boss at Sarnoff

Biz BriefsOne of New Jersey’s premier R&D centers has a new boss: Don Newsome was named CEO and president of Sarnoff Corp. in Princeton effective May 10. Sarnoff develops electronic and video technologies.

Newsome, a retired rear admiral and former deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Navy, was most recently vice president and general manager of EDO Reconnaissance and Surveillance Systems, a Morgan Hill, Calif.-based maker of electronic-warfare systems. In addition to his 30-year career with the Navy, Newsome has a doctorate in business administration from Nova Southeastern University.