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.
Brendan Farley appointed Managing Director of Xilinx EMEA
Xilinx has announced that Senior Irish Executive, Brendan Farley has been appointed Managing Director of Xilinx Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He is also the corporation’s Vice-President for Wireless Engineering.
Joe Woodford joins Pickering Interfaces
Pickering Interfaces has announced the appointment of Joe Woodford as International Sales and Partner Manager.
ABBYY appoints Robert Youngjohns as Chairman of the Board
ABBYY has appointed industry veteran Robert Youngjohns as Chairman of the Board. In this position Robert will work with the CEO and executive management team to shape ABBYY’s global enterprise growth strategy and execution.
MacDermid Alpha appoints new VP and General Manager
MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions has announced Rick Fricke will be joining MacDermid Alpha Electronic Solutions (MAES) as the Vice President and General Manager of their Semiconductor Solutions division.
Xilinx appoints Brice Hill as Chief Financial Officer
Xilinx has announced it has appointed Brice Hill to the position of executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective immediately.
A fresh outlook for MEGAMAN
Energy efficient lighting manufacturer, MEGAMAN, has announces the appointment of a new National Sales Manager and area-based Business Development Manager to its sales team.
International Federation of Robotics elects new President
The Executive Board of the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) has elected Milton Guerry (pictured) of SCHUNK USA as the new President. Klaus Koenig of KUKA Robotics has been appointed as IFR´s new Vice President.
Leading female engineer takes up second major role with the EPSRC
One of the world’s leading experts in the science of measurement, the University of Huddersfield’s Dame Jane Jiang, has been appointed to a new national body within the EPSRC that has a brief to identify bold new areas for research and investment.