To leverage emerging opportunities in North America and Europe, laser diode module and LED systems manufacturer ProPhotonix Ltd. of Salem, N.H., has hired five people to join its global sales team. Patric Geubbelmans will serve as regional sales manager for Benelux, Western Germany, France and Switzerland. David Richards will manage the UK, Ireland, Spain, Italy and the Nordics. In North America, Kevin Finn will manage sales for the West, Nazih Moussawee for the Midwest and George Minott for the East regions. The company’s products have applications in the industrial, medical, and security and defense markets.