Gooch & Housego has appointed sales personnel on the West Coast of North America and the Asia Pacific region.
Scott Soden, formerly president of optical component manufacturing sales company, Quantum Marketing, will join Gooch & Housego as Western regional account manager, based in Campbell, CA.
Martin Cheng, formerly director of sales/marketing at BinOtpics/CyOptics, and regional product marketing manager in Agere System Optoelectronics division (formerly Lucent Microelectronics), will join as director of Sales for Asia Pacific, and be based in Hong Kong. These appointments follow the appointment of ex-Bookham sales director, Paul Morris, as global senior VP of Sales.
"These appointments represent a significant step forward in our new global sales and operations strategy," said Paul Morris. "Both Scott and Martin come in with phenomenal industry knowledge and experience, expanding our global reach and targeting markets that are key to our continued growth and success.
Gooch & Housego is an integration of five players in the photonics space: Gooch & Housego UK, Cleveland Crystals, NEOS Technologies, Landwehr Electronic and SIFAM Fibre Optics.