Graeme Alexander was appointed chief financial officer at Intense Ltd., a Glasgow, Scotland, maker of single- and multi-mode monolithic laser array products and high-power laser diodes. Graeme, a graduate of Strathclyde University, has worked in a variety of international commercial roles and subsequently completed an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management in Chicago, after which he joined Booz Allen & Hamilton management consulting firm, where he spent more than three years working on projects in a variety of industries. Since returning to Scotland, Graeme has worked in consulting roles for a number of SME (small- to medium-enterprise) firms. He has also been instrumental in the launch and success of ProjectScotland, a youth volunteer organization, with which he will remain a nonexecutive director.