Microdyne's Mr. Fix-it Looks ForwardBy Bob StarzynskiStaff WriterMichael Jalbert received a mandate from the board of directors when he started his job as chief executive officer of Microdyne C

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Microdyne's Mr. Fix-it Looks Forward

By Bob Starzynski
Staff Writer

Michael Jalbert received a mandate from the board of directors when he started his job as chief executive officer of Microdyne Corp. on March 10. Fix the company, grow its business and make it profitable.

Three months into the job, Jalbert made a gutsy call - he closed the Alexandria, Va.-based company's networking products division. That unit accounted for more than half of Microdyne's revenue and made the products for which Microdyne was best known - computer adapter cards.

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