Nextreme Thermal Solutions has appointed John Goehrke as its new chief executive officer. Goehrke brings more than 25 years of sales, marketing, and general management experience to Nextreme. Most recently, he was CEO of siXis, pioneers of advanced Silicon Circuit Board (SiCB) technology, and COO of Luna Innovations, where he was part of the executive management team that successfully completed an Initial Public Offering of the company in June 2006. Previous to Luna Innovations, Goehrke was CEO of Luna Technologies, a VC funded start-up, where he led the company to profitability and a successful exit in the form of an acquisition. Before joining Luna, Goehrke was general manager of Acterna's Access Division, based in Germantown, MD, and the Fibre Optics Division based in St. Etienne, France.
'I am delighted to welcome John to the Nextreme team,' said Rich Harris, chairman of Nextreme's board of directors and managing general partner at Redshift Ventures. 'John's track record in high-tech marketing, sales, and operations makes him well suited to lead the company going forward.'