Signify appoints Francisco Javier van Engelen Sousa as CFO
Signify has announced the appointment of Francisco Javier van Engelen Sousa as Chief Financial Officer, effective June 15th, 2020. Javier will succeed René van Schooten, who currently holds the position on an interim basis.
Karuna Annavajjala joins Silicon Labs as CIO
Silicon Labs has announced the appointment of Karuna Annavajjala as Chief Information Officer. As CIO, Annavajjala will oversee information technology (IT) services for Silicon Labs’ global business operations including strategic planning, infrastructure services, business application platforms, cyber security and data privacy, and IT service delivery.
Nexeon appoints new chairman
Nexeon has appointed Andrew Hosty as its new Chairman. Dr Hosty, who takes up the post with immediate effect, has a strong background in engineering and technology with a focus on commercial success.
MaxLite appoints new Senior Vice President
MaxLite has announced the appointment of Umesh Baheti as Senior Vice President of product management, engineering and supplier relations.
Hoppecke appoints new General Manager in UK
Hoppecke Industrial Batteries has announced the appointment of Stuart Browne as General Manager of its UK operation. Having joined Hoppecke UK in 2015 as Service Director, Browne was promoted to Operations Director-Sales and Service in January last year.
EnOcean appoints Dr Peter Klein as CFO
EnOcean, specialist in energy harvesting, has appointed Dr Peter Klein as Chief Financial Officer. In this position, together with Andreas Schneider, CEO, he will strategically expand EnOcean's business in accordance with the long-term growth strategy in the self-powered IoT for the core markets of building automation, smart home, industrial automation and LED lighting control.
LoRa Alliance announces expansion of board of directors
The LoRa Alliance, the global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN standard for the Internet of Things (IoT) low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs), has introduced its 2020-2021 Board of Directors.
Paul Heard appointed CEO of SMMT Industry Forum
Paul Heard has been appointed the new Chief Executive of SMMT Industry Forum, the consultancy and training provider for manufacturers, set up by the UK government, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) and vehicle manufacturers, whose mission is to improve the competitiveness of UK manufacturers in the automotive, aerospace and other sectors.
u-blox appoints Carl Bellanca as new Head of Sales
u-blox has appointed Carl Bellanca as the new Head of Sales for u-blox Americas. The decision aligns with u blox’s strategy to grow its sales teams in the US, offer distribution on a global scale, and expand its offering to services and solutions as shown with the recent acquisition of the IoT Communication-as-a-Service provider Thingstream.
Changes to the Board of Directors at Schurter
After almost 35 years success in leading positions including CEO of the family business, Hans-Rudolf Schurter is retiring. The reason for this is not due to a lack of enthusiasm for his duties, but to the company's Articles of Association.