Chris Cassidy Named President of SCHOTT North America: People in the News: 01/11/23

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RYE BROOK, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2023 — SCHOTT appointed Chris Cassidy, current president of SCHOTT Pharma USA, as president of SCHOTT North America. He will hold both positions. Cassidy joined SCHOTT North America in 2014 as vice president of the pharmaceutical systems business unit. In the new role, Cassidy will support the company’s long-term growth strategy in the U.S.
Chris Cassidy has been appointed president of SCHOTT North America. Courtesy of SCHOTT.
Chris Cassidy has been appointed president of SCHOTT North America. Courtesy of SCHOTT. 
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Life science company Vizgen appointed Paul Rasmussen regional vice president for Asia Pacific and Japan. Rasmussen served in a variety of roles at Nanostring Technologies, most recently as director of APAC Life Sciences Operations. He previously worked at Applied Biosystems. Vizgen develops tools for in situ single-cell spatial genomics.
Paul Rasmussen, Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan at Vizgen. Courtesy of Vizgen via Business Wire.
Paul Rasmussen, regional vice president for Asia Pacific and Japan at Vizgen. Courtesy of Vizgen via Business Wire.
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. — Humanetics appointed Roderick Verschut vice president of global safety sales. Verschut will also be responsible for Humanetics’ business development in Asia. He joins Humanetics from Kistler’s Vehicle Testing business where he served for 10 years leading sales, business development, and product management teams.

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Global test and measurement company Tektronix promoted Christopher Bohn to president. Bohn most recently served as vice president of global sales and operations. Bohn succeeds Tami Newcombe, who served as president of the company for four years, and who now serves as president and CEO of Precision Technologies at Fortive Corp. Tektronix is an operating company within the Fortive portfolio.

Christopher Bohn. Courtesy of Tektronix.
Christopher Bohn. Courtesy of Tektronix. 
WETTENBERG, Germany — OptoTech Optikmaschinen GmbH named Stefan Seifried managing director, and announced that company founder Roland Mandler will consult the company on future strategic, technological, and sales issues. Additionally, Mandler will develop further technological synergies within the Schunk Group, the parent company of OptoTech since 2018, and advance merger and acquisitions projects.

MONTREAL — PIC developer AEPONYX appointed Samir Desai to its board of directors. Desai serves as senior vice president of corporate development of fJscaler Inc., an NTT Electronics subsidiary. He is the former president of Cosemi Technologies and has led sales and business development efforts at Zarlink, TE Connectivity, Kotura, and Mellanox Technologies.
Samir Desai. Courtesy of AEPONYX.
Samir Desai. Courtesy of AEPONYX. 
MEYREUIL, France — Scientific camera designer and manufacturer First Light Imaging appointed Steven Coltman worldwide sales director. Coltman has more than 20 years of experience in customer facing and partnership roles. He has served in sales positions at companies including Sun Microsystems, Bacula Systems, and Sonatype, as well as at various software firms.

Published: January 2023
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