Skyworks names technology investor to strategic board of advisors

Skyworks Global Inc. has announced Craig Heyward, a technology investor and former investment banker and management consultant, will join its strategic board of advisors, the company said.

In that role, he will provide financial market guidance to facilitate Skyworks´ development and delivery of several new aircraft such as the Hawk 5, for which Skyworks recently announced a manufacturing agreement with a European Aircraft Producer and the VertiJet, which Skyworks has partnered with Scaled Composites to develop its Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) jet.

In addition to positions in Investment Banking at Sterne, Agee & Leach, a New York Stock Exchange Member firm for which he was a Board Member and Managing Director and Deutsche Bank Securities, Craig also served as a Management Consultant at Bain & Company in their Milan, Italy office.

Skyworks-Global Inc. is a leader in gyronautics, the study and design of sustained autorotative flight represented by the company´s gyroplane technology. Skyworks has more than 40 patents with several more underway, all obtained in an effort to radically change not only the way gyroplanes are perceived, but also the way they are utilized.