Fianium has appointed Colin Seaton as vice president of sales and marketing. Seaton's considerable experience and success in global business development and strategic marketing will help Fianium to continue to gain market share in the rapidly expanding laser technology market. Having already established a strong foundation in the scientific research community, Seaton's primary focus will be on helping Fianium to widen its reach and further exploit opportunities in industrial markets.
Seaton brings with him more than 25 years professional experience, 18 of which were spent in various senior management positions at Coherent, where his primary focus was on business development and strategic marketing of ultrafast (non-fibre) lasers.
Fianium CEO Anatoly Grudinin said: 'Bringing someone of Colin's stature and experience to Fianium will add significant strength to our management team as we continue to grow our technology and business. In his time at Coherent he has proven his ability to successfully develop and penetrate new markets. His strategic skills will be pivotal in maintaining Fianium's growth and driving the application of our technology within material processing and biomedical markets. Fianium can look forward to exciting times ahead.'