Antenova Appoints Dr. Devis Iellici as Director of R&D

Published by Antenova M2M

Dr. Iellici to have responsibility of the research and development (R&D) activities of Antenova’s antennas and RF solutions as well as the management of the engineering teams.

Dr. Iellici to head Antenova’s market leading antenna and RF development teams  

Cambridge, UK, December 14, 2009 --- Antenova Ltd, the integrated antenna and RF solutions company, announced the appointment of Dr. Devis Iellici as Director of Research and Development. In his new role, Dr. Iellici will have responsibility of the research and development (R&D) activities of Antenova’s antennas and RF solutions as well as the management of the engineering teams.

“Devis is a highly experienced and talented antenna and RF design engineer who has been responsible for the development of many of Antenova’s commercially successful antenna and RF antenna modules for mobile device applications,” said Greg McCray, CEO of Antenova. “Devis has continually demonstrated his team leadership, technical knowledge and expertise by not only contributing to Antenova’s product innovation but also in successfully bringing those designs to market. Devis has been spearheading our R&D activities for some time and in his new role will expand the scope of his responsibilities to include the management of Antenova’s multi-disciplined engineering and development teams.”

“Having worked with Devis for almost seven years, I have found him to be a most talented and creative antenna designer who has a rare passion for market driven development. Devis has a unique ability to take our leading edge antenna concepts and turn them to mass production products. Devis is very well respected in the industry and by his peers, and he has been a major contributor to Antenova’s successes," said Simon Kingsley, Chief Scientist of Antenova.

Dr. Iellici and his team are responsible for developing new and innovative solutions in antenna and RF technology. Prior to joining Antenova, Dr Iellici was Chief Antenna Designer at Telit Mobile Terminals S.p.a., where he designed handset antennas, satellite antennas and low-SAR systems. He is the author of many antenna patents, has comprehensive experience in designing antennas for handsets and laptops, and his designs have been manufactured in millions of units. Dr. Iellici has a PhD in theoretical physics and joined Antenova in 2003. 

About Antenova

Antenova is a leading developer and supplier of integrated antennas and RF solutions for wireless communication and consumer electronic devices. Through its customers and licensee partners, Antenova’s high performance High Dielectric Antenna (HDA®), DATANOVA® multi-band mobile broadband and gigaNOVA® standard antennas, along with its industry leading RADIONOVA® RF Antenna modules enable some of the most advanced wireless devices, smartphones, feature phones and wireless notebook computers around the world. Antenova’s integrated antennas and RF solutions are ideally suited for an extensive range of applications, including GSM and CDMA, 3G, GPS, 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth®, WiMAX™, WiBro and ZigBee®.  For further information, please visit


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