Harwin appoints Daniel Guillot as new Sales Director in France
Harwin,has announced the appointment of Daniel Guillot as Sales Director, France. The move is designed to strengthen Harwin's European sales capabilities in an important region which includes major industry segments such as rail and nuclear which demand the rugged, reliable interconnect products that Harwin is well-known for.
Forte Design Systems’ John Sanguinetti Named ACM Fellow
Dr. John W. Sanguinetti, chief technology officer at Forte Design Systems, has been named a 2011 Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellow for contributions to hardware simulation.
OK International Appoints Representatives for Northern California and the Northwest
OK International recently appointed new manufacturers' representatives for Northern California as well as the Northwestern United States. Eagle Marketing will represent the company in Northern California and Nevada while Kirby & Demarest will provide sales, service and support for OK International's customers throughout Washington, Oregon and Northern Idaho.
P. D. Circuits’ Technical Director Completes Six Sigma Black Belt Training
P. D. Circuits, Inc. announces that its Technical Director, Kathy Nargi-Toth, completed a Six Sigma Black Belt training program. Conducted by Cookson Electronics, the training course provided 200 hours of hands-on, classroom instruction and testing in the areas of DMAIC, DFSS and Lean.
Harwin appoints Mark Herbert as Corporate Manager for EMS Providers
Harwin has announced the appointment of Mark Herbert as Corporate Manager for Electronic Manufacturing Service Providers. The aim of the new role will be to develop new EMS business, increasing the service levels that customers can expect to receive.
Analog Devices’ Adams Named IEEE Fellow
Analog Devices, Inc., (ADI) Technology Fellow Bob Adams has been named by his peers as an IEEE Fellow. Adams, whose career at Analog Devices spans 24 years, is one of the industry's foremost experts in the field of audio conversion and DSP (digital signal processing). The grade of Fellow is the highest grade of IEEE membership and is recognised by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.
Peter Marshall Joins Etek Europe as Business Development Manager
Etek Europe is delighted to announce that Peter Marshall has added his vast knowledge and experience to their team. Peter Marshall has been involved in SMT Assembly equipment products and services for over 30 years initially as Managing Director of Surf Systems where he designed and built a leading range of Vapor Phase and IR / Convection Reflow systems.
ACD Promotes Noah Fenley to Design Manager
ACD recently promoted Noah Fenley to Design Manager. Noah has been with the company since 2000 and plays a vital role in helping ACD provide world-class PCB design layout.
Juki Promotes Geron Ryden to Director of Marketing
Juki Automation Systems announces the promotion of Geron Ryden to Director of Marketing. In this position, he will oversee marketing and promotional activities for Juki in the Americas. Geron previously served as Marketing Manager at Juki.
ZMDI Appoints Frantz Saintellemy as executive VP, Worldwide Sales & Marketing
ZMD AG has announced that Frantz Saintellemy will assume responsibility for Worldwide Sales & marketing as of 01 January. Mr. Saintellemy takes the helm from 67-year-old Carlo Rebughini, who will retire at the end of this year. To ensure a smooth transition Mr. Rebughini continues to oversee strategic business development projects until his retirement.
SmartKem Expands International Presence with Appointment of Japanese Representative
SmartKem Limited today announced the appointment of a Japanese representative, Dr. Yutaka Hirai of Business Link Japan. This partnership, combining SmartKem's niche scientific expertise and the consultation services of Dr. Hirai, will support SmartKem's growth in the TFT and electronics display market.
Intersil Appoints Masayuki Wajima Vice President, Japan Sales
Intersil Corporation has announced the appointment of Masayuki Wajima to the position of Vice President, Japan Sales. As a 26-year veteran of sales and management for technology companies, Mr. Wajima will be responsible for driving all aspects of Intersil's success in Japan, including strengthening key customer relationships, rapidly growing revenues, increasing market penetration and expanding Intersil's brand recognition.
Multitest Appoints New VP of Global Sales & Marketing
Multitest have announced that James Quinn was named Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing effective November 14, 2011. Based in Rosenheim, Quinn will be responsible for managing customer relationships throughout the global market. He will direct efforts in the service and application engineering areas to support Multitest's customers through a network of direct and indirect channels.
Speedprint Appoints Greg Wiltrout of ElectroTech Sales as Its Representative in Upstate New York
Speedprint, part of the Blakell Europlacer Group, announces that it appointed Greg Wiltrout of ElectroTech Sales to provide sales and support for its customers in upstate New York. "I am very happy to have Greg on board representing Speedprint. Greg brings a great deal of experience representing market-leading companies in his region and feels the value behind the SP700avi will be a great fit. I look forward to working with Greg as he carries the Speedprint message to his customers. I am certain Greg will add his customers to the growing number of satisfied Speedprint users in the Americas," commented Mark Brawley, Speedprint V.P.
Anglia appoints new Technical Director
Anglia Components has announced that it has promoted David Pearson to its Executive Management Team as Technical Director. Commenting on the promotion, Steve Rawlins, Anglia CEO said, "David has a deep understanding of the technologies and lines that Anglia represents, and has played a significant role in strengthening our portfolio of innovative and design-in technologies. He has been a key member of the management team for over ten years, and I believe that he has an enormous contribution to make to the Executive Management Team as Technical Director."
Analog Devices Appoints Gernot Faigel as European Regional Channel Director
Analog Devices has announced the appointment of Mr. Gernot Faigel to the position of Regional Channel Director, EMEA Region (Europe, Middle East and Africa). In this role, Gernot will manage ADI's distribution business across the region and will be responsible for optimizing ADI's sales and support model for the many customers serviced via ADI's network of authorized distribution partners – namely Arrow, Silica, Semitron, Premier Farnell and Digi-Key in addition to our specialized regional channel partners.
Hitachi DPG add account manager for France and Spain
Hitachi Europe Ltd, Display Products Group has strengthened its sales management team to enable continued sales growth in Southern Europe. Vincent Levigoureux has been appointed to the position of French and Spanish account manager and will provide sales support to key OEM and distribution accounts.
Nordson Announces Leadership Promotions
Nordson Corporation has announced the following promotions within its global leadership team. John Byers has been promoted to Chief Information Officer with global responsibility for leveraging information technology to support Nordson's growth and performance goals. Byers has served in a wide variety of leadership capacities in several functions since joining Nordson in 1994. As President of Nordson ASYMTEK since 2006, Byers was responsible for driving strong growth and improved profitability as the business was repeatedly recognized for innovation and customer service. Prior to his leadership of Nordson ASYMTEK, Byers held the positions of Director of Corporate Development, Director of Supply Chain Management, and Manager of the Electronics Business Group, the precursor to today's Advanced Technology systems segment. He holds an M.B.A. from Indiana University and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.
EDA Solutions Appoints Steve Attfield as Sales Manager for Northern Europe
EDA Solutions has appointed Steve Attfield as Sales Manager for Northern Europe, covering the UK, Benelux and the Nordic countries. Attfield has more than 20 years experience in sales and product marketing roles in the electronics industry, primarily in semiconductors and EDA tools.
MIPS Technologies Names Gideon Intrater Vice President of Marketing
MIPS Technologies has announced the appointment of Gideon Intrater as the company's new vice president of marketing, reporting to President and CEO Sandeep Vij. With more than 20 years of semiconductor industry experience, Mr. Intrater was previously the vice president of product marketing and applications for MIPS. He originally joined the company in 1998 as vice president of solutions architecture.
ESCATEC adds two new Business Development Managers
ESCATEC has expanded its Business Development team with the addition of two new key recruits. Harald Schroeder is the Business Development Manager for Germany and Austria, and is located in Munich in Southern Germany. Harald started his career in international sales at Deutsch Telekom, before working in account management at Siemens Business Services. He then moved into the EMS industry and spent a number of years working in business development at Plexus Europe and most recently at TES selling EMS and R&D services.
Techcon Systems Appoints Laurens Koch as Packaging Materials Manager for Europe
Techcon Systems is pleased to announce that Laurens Koch has been appointed as Packaging Materials Manager for Europe. By doing so OK International executes the global sales expansion once more. With nearly 15 years of background in the high end cartridge and syringe business, with extensive market and industry knowledge, Laurens is the ideal candidate to grow the Techcon Packaging business in Europe.
Switchtec's Southern Area Sales Manager to develop markets and create opportunities
Specialist distributor of switching components Switchtec has hired John Lee in the important position of Southern Area Sales Manager. In the upper tier of the role, Lee will develop and grow the business in the southern sales area including supporting existing customers and developing new ones. The role also covers the generation of new enquiries and seeking out new markets in the southern area below the M4 corridor, incorporating London and East Anglia.
Murata Power Solutions announces senior appointments
Bill Smith is promoted to the position of Director Product Management for Board Mount Power products. In this role Bill will be responsible for the medium to high power DC/DC board mount product line. Bill, who has been in the power industry for 22 years, will be responsible for developing new products and building cross-functional relationships with our Design Teams to drive product marketing and demand in existing, new and emerging markets. Bill is based in the Mansfield, MA USA office.
P. D. Circuits’ Technical Director Is Now an IPC-A-600 Certified Trainer
P. D. Circuits, Inc. announces that its Technical Director Kathleen Nargi-Toth has completed her IPC training and now is an IPC Certified Trainer in IPC-A-600. For many years, the IPC-A-600 Acceptability of Printed Boards document has set the standard for PCB/PWB workmanship quality. Now that Kathy has successfully completed her IPC-A-600 training, she can better help P. D. Circuits' fabricators to optimize their processes and quality. She now is conducting classes in IPC-A -600 to P. D. Circuits' employees and customers
TTI, Inc. appoints Volker Gerhardt as Product Development Manager, Connectors for Central Europe
TTI, Inc. has recently announced the appointment of Volker Gerhardt as Product Development Manager Connectors for Central Europe. Volker will work within the Connectors Supplier Management team, managed by Director John Sandy, to develop and drive TTI's connector strategy within its Central European branches.
Parker appoints new Territory Sales Manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Chomerics Europe - a division of Parker Hannifin, has announced the appointment of a new Territory Sales Manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. 34 year-old Irina Ewert joins Chomerics Europe from Radio Frequency Systems – a member of the Alcatel-Lucent Group. Based in Hannover, Germany, Irina will work closely with both existing and new customers in key markets such as telecom, aerospace and military to promote and design-in Chomerics industry-leading range of shielding and thermal management products.
MIPS Technologies Appoints William Slater as Chief Financial Officer
MIPS Technologies has announced the appointment of William Slater as the company's new vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, reporting to President and CEO Sandeep Vij. As previously announced, current CFO Maury Austin is retiring from the Company. His departure will be effective as of November 9, 2011, and Mr. Slater will officially join the Company on November 10, 2011.
Luso Electronics Distribution Appoints Andy Eden as Sales Manager
Luso Electronics Distribution has announced the appointment of Andy Eden as sales manager. Eden, who has 17 years experience in electronic distribution, will fill a key role in Luso's distribution operation managing customer sales and support activities.
Cattron, a Unit of Laird Technologies, Expands Sales Operations in China
Laird Technologies has announced it has appointed two Technical Sales Engineers, Allan Sheng and Simon Tang, to its location in Shanghai, China. They will report to Martin Chen, Cattron, a unit of Laird Technologies, Marketing and Sales Manager and be directly responsible for supporting wireless remote control sales to key markets in China.
Haivision Appoints Leo Bull Vice President of Commercial Sales, Americas
Haivision Network Video has announced that the company has appointed Leo Bull vice president of commercial sales for the Americas. Leo brings an impressive track record, recently having doubled the annual CoolSign digital signage revenue for Haivision. Leo now reports directly to Mirko Wicha, Haivision's president and CEO, along with Haivision's two other senior sales leaders managing the U.S. federal and international regions. In his new role, Leo is responsible for almost half of Haivision's business globally.
Nordson DAGE’s Hal Hendrickson Re-elected to SMTA Board of Directors
Nordson DAGE announces that Hal Hendrickson has been re-elected to the Board of Directors for the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) to serve as Treasurer. The SMTA follows its mission statement from every level, whether nationally or by each individual chapter. Members benefit from the ability to access the mass library of technical papers downloadable on the Web site, as well as through educational opportunities with classes and presentations offered both in person and through webinars.
Alan Yang Joins Techcon Systems as Regional Sales Manager for Asia
Techcon Systems has appointed Alan Yang as its Regional Sales Manager for Asia. Alan is based out of the Dover Shanghai, China office and will oversee China, Taiwan, Korea and SE Asia.
Solid State Supplies appoints Colin Jacobs as director of business development
Solid State Supplies announces the appointment of Colin Jacobs as director of business development. Jacobs, who started his career in electronic components with the Memec Group, joins Solid State Supplies after 6 years as European Business Development Director for Acal Technology. Prior to that, he spent 5 years running his own electronic component repping business.
John Morath appointed as Managing Director at GTK
GTK announces that John Morath has been appointed as its new Managing Director. John succeeds George Homes who has held this position since the company started in 1990. John has over 25 years' experience in the electronic components industry and has worked for GTK for 18 years, during which time he has held responsibility for product marketing, marketing communications and far eastern operations.
SonarSource appoints its Head of Marketing & Communication
Michael Muller has over 10 years experience in the field of Marketing in the IT industry. Prior to joining SonarSource, Michael was heading Marketing & Communication at Metrixware, a french IT company specialized in Mainframe Development Environments. Early in the 2000s, he supported the distribution and promotion in France of McCabe software.
Christopher Associates Continues Expansion with Appointment of General Manager
Christopher Associates Inc. announces the promotion of Martin Gershenson to General Manager effective immediately. Martin has held the title of Director of Business Development at Christopher Associates for the past 10 years. In his new role, he is responsible for maintaining quality service by enforcing and building upon the company's standards.
Energenie, appoints business development manager to spearhead global push
Energenie has announced the appointment of Joshua Rayner to the position of Business Development Manager. Rayner whose background is in recruitment and online sales will focus on continuing to drive sales within the UK as well as spearheading Energenie's global business development.
NMI appoints Dr Alastair McGibbon to advance members’ business growth from R&D and innovation
NMI has appointed Dr Alastair McGibbon as its director of research, development and innovation policy. Alastair heads a new service that will help its members get better access to R&D funding. The newly created service will help companies make R&D a core part of their growth strategy. It will offer a tailored diagnostic, advising companies on the relevant, available public and private funding; offer support to help win funding; and broker partnerships across business, academia and the supply chain. The role will also seek to align future government funding policies with the interests of the wider Electronic Systems community.
Cypress Japan Names Kazuyoshi Yamada Vice President of Strategic Accounts
Cypress Semiconductor announced that semiconductor industry veteran, Kazuyoshi "Kazu" Yamada, has joined Cypress Japan as Vice President, Japan Strategic Accounts. He will report to Hitoshi Yoshizawa, Cypress Vice President and Japan Managing Director. Yamada served in senior leadership roles at NEC's semiconductor group and at Renesas for more than 33 years. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President of the System-on-Chip business unit at Renesas, where he was responsible for ASICs, ASSPs such as USB and MPEG codecs, and synchronous SRAM products. He started his career as an ASIC designer and worked in Silicon Valley for 17 years. Yamada holds BSEE and MSEE degrees from Tokyo City University.