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Fibercore of Southampton, England, has appointed John Lee senior vice president of global sales. Prior to joining Fibercore, Lee headed sales and marketing at Timbercon, where he oversaw 25 percent compound annual growth over a nine-year period. Other notable roles include co-founding and heading up sales and marketing for Zmation, a manufacturer of custom automated systems, and leading sales for an automated system line at KDT Systems. Lee has business development experience in diverse domestic and international markets including: defense/aerospace, semiconductor, electronics, alternative energy, oil and gas, telecommunications, and medical devices.
Imaging technology expert Dr. Roman Kuranov has joined Wasatch Photonics Inc. of Logan, Utah, as its principal scientist to oversee development of the company’s OCT imaging systems. Kuranov previously was a research faculty member in the department of ophthalmology in the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and R&D engineer at Volcano Corp. and CardioSpectra.
Wasatch Photonics designs, manufactures and markets high-performance Raman spectrometers, OCT systems, enhanced holographic optics for optical networking, spectroscopy, test and measurement, and medical imaging applications.
Optoelectronics industry veteran Mark Vosloo has been appointed CEO of spectrometer maker Edinburgh Instruments Ltd. (EI) of Livingston, Scotland. Vosloo joins EI from Oxford Instruments, where he held various management and senior commercial roles for the past nine years. Before that, he worked in the optoelectronics industry for companies including Linos Photonics Ltd. and Horiba Jobin Yvon Ltd.
Dymax Corp. of Torrington, Conn., has appointed Andrew Zimsen as a territory sales manager in the Field Sales Department. Zimsen will help manufacturers in California solve application problems and reduce manufacturing costs. Prior to joining Dymax, Zimsen was the western region sales manager for ThermoTek Inc. Dymax develops oligomer, adhesive, coating, dispensing and light-curing systems for medical devices and other applications.
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