Stellant Systems Appoints Arthur Gharakhanian as CFO

Stellant Systems, Inc. announced it has strengthened its executive leadership team with the appointment of Arthur Gharakhanian as Chief Financial Officer. Arthur brings over 10 years of executive level finance and accounting experience at private equity-backed companies in the Aerospace & Defense and Medical Device industries.

Prior to joining Stellant, Arthur was CFO of SaniSure, a Biotech company, where he oversaw all Finance and HR operations in the US, EU, and UK. Prior to SaniSure, he was the Corporate Controller of Consolidated Aerospace Manufacturing, which was acquired by Stanley Black & Decker in 2020 for $1.5 billion, overseeing finance and accounting in the US, EU & Mexico and was a key member of the executive team that built the organization organically and through M&A before the sale. Prior to CAM, he was the Senior Finance Manager for Carl Zeiss North America overseeing finance and accounting including shared services for the US and Canada.

Arthur is a Certified Management Accountant and has a Bachelor’s degree in finance from California State University Fullerton and a Master’s degree in Accounting from Chapman University.

Paul Russell, CEO of Stellant Systems, commented, ” We are very excited to welcome Arthur to our team. His wealth of experience in both the Aerospace & Defense and Medical Device industries, as well as his M&A and integration experience, will be critical leadership attributes as we continue to grow and offer our customers a larger portfolio of high-reliability RF active and passive microwave products.”

Arthur said, “I am thrilled to join the Stellant leadership team and return to the Aerospace & Defense sector where a continued focus on the mission and technology guides strategic planning. Stellant is well-established, enjoys an industry leading position and is poised for growth as production volumes accelerate on its programs in the coming years.”

About Stellant Systems

Stellant Systems is a premier manufacturer of critical spectrum and RF power amplification systems to the space, defense, medical, science and industrial markets for both domestic and international customers. Stellant has three domestic manufacturing facilities and approximately 900 employees. For more information, visit, or connect with us on social media @StellantSystems.