People in the News: 12/1/21

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — EnPro Industries’ board of directors appointed Eric Vaillancourt president and CEO, and a member of the company’s board. Vaillancourt has served as interim president and CEO since August 2021 and previously served as president of the company’s sealing technologies segment.

SCHÖNAICH, Germany — Dr. Fritz Faulhaber GmbH will have a new management beginning in January 2022. Previous managing directors Thomas Betolini and Gert Frech-Walter will retire, with management to be handled by a five-person management team around Karl Faulhaber, composed of Hubert Renner, Markus Dietz, Lutz Braun, and Udo Haberland.
From left, Udo Haberland, Lutz Braun, Karl Faulhaber, Markus Dietz, and Hubert Renner. Courtesy of Faulhaber.
From left, Udo Haberland, Lutz Braun, Karl Faulhaber, Markus Dietz, and Hubert Renner. Courtesy of Faulhaber.

BOHEMIA, N.Y. — Citing recent growth, testing and engineering firm Dayton T. Brown named Warren Halbig director of operations for the company’s Engineering & Test Division, Caitlin O’Neill director of procurement, and Andrew Smith director of programs.

GLASGOW, Scotland — Vector Photonics appointed Pavlo Ivanov as principal design engineer, responsible for laser device design and characterization. Ivanov joins the company from Phoelex, where he helped set up its automated optical testing and characterization lab. Previously, he was a research associate in the knowledge transfer partnership between Sivers Photonics and the University of Glasgow.
Pavlo Ivanov. Courtesy of Vector Photonics.
Pavlo Ivanov. Courtesy of Vector Photonics.

LUND, Sweden — Medical diagnostic company Immunovia’s president and CEO, Patrik Dahlen, notified the company’s board of directors he will step down from the roles. Dahlen will continue as president and CEO for six months. The search for a CEO will start immediately.

Published: December 2021
Lidar, short for light detection and ranging, is a remote sensing technology that uses laser light to measure distances and generate precise, three-dimensional information about the shape and characteristics of objects and surfaces. Lidar systems typically consist of a laser scanner, a GPS receiver, and an inertial measurement unit (IMU), all integrated into a single system. Here is how lidar works: Laser emission: A laser emits laser pulses, often in the form of rapid and repetitive laser...
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