J P Sercel Associates has appointed Randy Castillo as field service engineer. He brings 18 years' experience as a field service engineer in laser and electro-mechanical disciplines. He has previously worked for Honeywell, ESI, Laser Services and most recently Laser Advantage.
Labsphere has appointed Roger Xiao as its Asia Pacific sales director. He will be based in Shanghai, China, and will direct sales operations of Labsphere's complete line of test and measurement equipment and optical coating solutions throughout the region.
Professor John Marsh, chief technology officer of Intense, has been elected a Fellow by the Royal Academy of Engineering. Marsh was the author of the Hard Talk column in the June/July issue of Electro Optics magazine.