Melles Griot is pleased to announce the promotion of Richard Williams to General Manager of the Melles Griot Canadian operation. Mr. Williams steps naturally into his new position having been with Melles Griot for fourteen years, most recently looking after daily operations, administration, and sales for Melles Griot Canada. In his new role as General Manager, Mr. Williams will draw upon both his understanding of Melles Griot strategic objectives and his industry experience to expand the Canadian business in support of Melles Griot vision. Melles Griot maintains offices in Ontario and British Columbia to serve the expanding Canadian photonics and telecommunications industries. Melles Griot is a leading global supplier of photonics products including optics, lasers, motion-control systems for the telecommunications industry, laser measurement instrumentation, and opto-mechanical hardware. The company has manufacturing and distribution activity in 35 countries worldwide and is a member of Barlow Scientific Group Ltd. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.mellesgriot.com.