B.E. Meyers & Co. Inc. of Redmond, Wash., has named current president and chief operating officer Dr. Gregory Quarles as its new CEO. He replaces CEO and founder Brad Meyers, who will assume the role of CEO emeritus. Joining the company in 2010, Quarles used his electro-optics market experience to garner it a US Army Green Laser Interdiction System award. Previously, he served as director of corporate research, development and technology for II-VI Inc. of Saxonburg, Pa. B.E. Meyers is an ISO 9001:2008-certified manufacturer of optoelectronic devices for defense and law enforcement applications.