PI Appoints Bussa VP of Sales and Marketing
KARLSRUHE, Germany, Oct. 27, 2016 — Physik Instrumente LP (PI) has appointed Stéphane Bussa as its vice president of sales and marketing.
Bussa joined PI France SAS in Paris as managing director in 2007 and was promoted in 2012 to president and CEO of PI France SAS in Paris and Aix en Provence.
“With Stéphane Bussa, we have found a very successful and experienced sales expert and we are happy that someone within the PI Group takes this great career opportunity,” said Dr. Karl Spanner, president and CEO of the PI Group.
Prior to his career at PI, Bussa held director and high-level sales positions at Keithley Instruments, Alcatel, Optronics Inc. and the Thales Group. He holds a master’s degree in opto-electronic and optronics engineering from the Polytech Paris-Sud School of Engineering in France.
“Given the broad bandwidth of precision motion technologies covered by the PI Group including magnetic direct-drives, piezoceramic motors, flexure drives and air bearing based solutions, it is important to keep an open mind and put the customer and his project at the center of our attention,” Bussa said. “Once the application is fully understood, the best technology is selected.”
Physik Instrumente is a developer of motion control and nanopositioning solutions.