People in the News

People in the News

Gary Dorough Named Bison Gear Western Regional Sales Manager

January 22, 2008

St. Charles, IL - January 21, 2008 - Fractional horsepower gearmotor manufacturer, Bison Gear & Engineering Corp., has named Gary R. Dorough Regional Sales Manager with responsibility for ten western states. Previously, Dorough was president of Pro-Dynamics, Inc., a sales rep firm where he acquired over 20 years... Read More

People in the News

UWB Rollout Continues Apace with CSR Elected to WiMedia Alliance Board

January 22, 2008

Cambridge, UK - 13 December 2007 - CSR (LSE: CSR) today announced that Kristine Overlaur has been appointed to the board responsible for bringing UWB (Ultra Wideband) Bluetooth to the mass market, the WiMedia Alliance. The appointment underlines CSR's UWB technology for worldwide use in mobile phones and other... Read More

People in the News

Genesis Microchip Appoints Robert Haefling as General Manager and Senior Vice President of DisplayPort and Monitor Business

January 21, 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Oct. 30, 2007--Genesis Microchip Inc. (Nasdaq:GNSS), a world leader in the development of image and video processing technologies for flat-panel TVs, monitors and other consumer display products, today announced that it has appointed Robert Haefling as General Manager and Senior Vice President... Read More

People in the News

Genesis Microchip Appoints Rick Martig as Chief Financial Officer

January 21, 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Nov. 1, 2007--Genesis Microchip Inc. (Nasdaq: GNSS), a world leader in the development of image and video processing technologies for flat-panel TVs, monitors and other consumer display products, today announced that it has named Rick Martig to the position of Chief Financial Officer and Senior... Read More

People in the News

Nortel Appoints William Nelson as Global Sales Leader

January 21, 2008

INDUSTRY VETERAN BRINGS SALES, IT AND TELECOM LEADERSHIP TO NEW GLOBAL ROLE JANUARY 08, 2008 TORONTO - Nortel [NYSE/TSX: NT President and CEO Mike Zafirovski announced the appointment of William "Bill" Nelson as executive vice-president, Global Sales, effective January 18, 2008. Nelson is a senior executive with... Read More

People in the News

Infineon Appoints Dr. Marco Schroter as CFO and Labor Director

January 21, 2008

Neubiberg, Germany - December 21, 2007 - The Supervisory Board of Infineon Technologies AG appointed Dr. Marco Schroter (44) as Chief Financial Officer and Labor Director, at today's meeting of the Supervisory Board. Presumably early April 2008, Schroter will succeed Peter J. Fischl (61), who will retire. Dr... Read More

People in the News

CDGM Glass Company, USA Announces the Addition of Norm Jordan as National Sales Manager.

January 21, 2008

Rochester, N.Y., January 17, 2008 --CDGM Glass Company, Ltd., the world's largest supplier of optical glass, has added Norm Jordan as National Sales Manager. In his new position, Norm will be responsible for managing sales growth and developing new business opportunities in the United States and Canada. CDGM... Read More

People in the News

Siemens Names Division CEOs and Sector CFOs

January 21, 2008

Munich, 2007-Dec-07 As planned, Siemens has named the CEOs for the 15 Divisions in the three future Sectors Industry, Energy and Healthcare. All positions were filled with internal candidates. Peter Löscher, President and CEO of Siemens AG, said: "Just as with the Sector CEOs, a careful and thorough selection... Read More

People in the News

Tom Groff Named as North American Sales Manager for Optical Gaging Products, Inc

January 21, 2008

Rochester, New York, January 17, 2008 Tom Groff joins Optical Gaging Products, Inc. (OGP®) as North American Sales Manager. In this capacity, he is responsible for the entire OGP sales process throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Groff will work closely with the OGP sales channel to maximize domestic... Read More

People in the News

Climax Portable Machine Tools Recruit New Hires to Support Growing Global Services

January 21, 2008

NEWBERG, Ore., October 30, 2007 - Climax Portable Machine Tools, Inc. a global leader in comprehensive, on-site machining solutions for the power generation, shipbuilding, industrial and engineering sectors, announced that Scott Simmons has joined the company as the Vice President of Manufacturing and Brian Harris... Read More

People in the News

EFI Announces Upcoming Changes to Its Board of Directors

January 21, 2008

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--Nov. 13, 2007--EFI (Nasdaq:EFII), the world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, announced today that Jean-Louis Gassee and Thomas I. Unterberg have notified the company that they will not seek reelection to the company's board of directors. Both Mr. Gassee and Mr. Unterberg... Read More

People in the News

Siemens Appoints Ralf P. Thomas New CFO for Industry Sector

January 21, 2008

Munich, 2007-Dec-20 Siemens has appointed Ralf P. Thomas (46) - currently head of Siemens' Corporate Finance Reporting & Taxes unit - the new CFO of the company's Industry Sector. His appointment follows Siemens' precautionary revocation of the appointment of Hannes Apitzsch, who had originally been selected for... Read More

People in the News

OK International Appoints Sales Channel Manager for Europe

January 18, 2008

OK International has announced the appointment of Rick Nuttall to the position of Sales Channel Manager for Europe. This new position is part of a regional sales reorganization that will provide increased levels of communication for the company with both end users and distributors throughout all of Europe. In his... Read More

People in the News

FKI Logistex Canada Appoints Michael Bell Customer Service & Support Manager

January 18, 2008

Customer Service & Support expansion in Canada reflects commitment to the country's growing automation needs (OSHAWA, Ontario: Jan. 15, 2008) FKI Logistex® (www.fkilogistex.com), a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, announces the appointment of Michael Bell to the position of manager, Customer... Read More

People in the News

Brookfield Sales Engineer David Moonay, Ph.D., Awarded U.S. Patent

January 18, 2008

Middleboro, MA - Brookfield Sales Engineer and Rheology Lab Supervisor, David Moonay, Ph.D., has been awarded a U.S. patent for an algorithm he developed that provides "multi-decade viscometric or rheologic measurements of a material undergoing state change." According to Dr. Moonay, "This algorithm allows us to use... Read More

People in the News

Nanophase Announces Appointment of George Vincent to Board of Directors

January 18, 2008

Nanophase Technologies (Nasdaq: NANX), a technology leader in nanomaterials and advanced nanoengineered products, announced that Mr. George Vincent has been appointed as an independent director to Nanophase's board effective November 6, 2007. Mr. Vincent's appointment brings Nanophase's board to eight directors, six... Read More

People in the News

Putzmeister America, Inc. Announces Telebelt® Specialist

January 18, 2008

STURTEVANT, WI (October 22, 2007) - Putzmeister America, Inc. announces Les Ormond as Telebelt Specialist. He reports directly to Bill Dwyer, vice president - sales and marketing for Putzmeister America. "Les's Telebelt sales experience and knowledge will be a huge asset in driving awareness of Telebelts across the... Read More

People in the News

Steve Della Rocchetta Joins Fujitsu as Vice President of CLSI Business Unit for Its U.S. Semiconductor Operations

January 18, 2008

Industry Veteran to Focus on Expanding Fujitsu's Foundry Services Business Sunnyvale, California, December 4, 2007 - Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) today announced that semiconductor industry veteran Steve Della Rocchetta has joined the company as vice president of the CLSI Business Unit. He is based... Read More

People in the News

Tom Piatak Named President & Chief Executive Officer of MHF Logistical Solutions

January 18, 2008

PITTSBURGH, PA (October 29, 2007) - MHF Logistical Solutions, Inc. (MHF-LS), a leading provider of packaging, transportation and logistics, announced today that Tom Piatak has been named president and chief executive officer. Piatak is a transportation industry veteran with extensive experience managing rail and... Read More

People in the News

Franklin Electric Company Elects David T. Brown to Board

January 18, 2008

BLUFFTON, Ind., Jan. 16 -- The board of directors of Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (Nasdaq: FELE) has elected David T. Brown to be a director of the company. Mr. Brown recently retired from his position as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Owens Corning. Owens Corning is a world leader in building... Read More