Cymer Inc. of San Diego, a supplier of excimer laser light sources used in semiconductor manufacturing, today named Frank Hochstenbach as president of Cymer Europe. Hochstenbach, who has more than 23 years experience in the semiconductor industry, will oversee the company's sales, marketing, finance, customer service and technical support in the region. Hochstenbach most recently served as executive director of sales and marketing, applications and product development for Bede Scientific Instruments, a maker of x-ray metrology systems for nanotechnology applications. Before that, he was senior director of a global account for semiconductor equipment supplier Applied Materials. Hochstenbach has also held engineering positions at ET Electrotech Ltd. and Philips. He earned his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the School of Polytechnics in Heerlen, Netherlands, and received his sales and marketing qualification from the Institute of Social Science in Eindhoven.