- Philips Lumileds Adds Senior Exec
LED maker Philips Lumileds of San Jose, Calif., announced that Alvin Tse, a 15-year veteran of the lighting industry, has joined the company as vice president of Asia-Pacific sales. Tse will lead technical, marketing and sales professionals in the region, which is widely expected to be among the fastest-growing for solid-state lighting adoption, the company said. Tse began his career at Philips Lighting; he has also held positions in sales management, product marketing and business development in solid-state lighting, and most recently he ran the global marketing and sales for Light Engine Ltd. (formally Cotco). He also holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and an MBA from the University of South Australia.
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