Snikkers ready for marathon effort with Pixelteq

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Marco Snikkers has joined the Pixelteq team as director of sales and marketing in Europe.

Snikkers brings to Pixelteq more than 15 years of experience in the photonics sector, including leading the European market since 2006 as commercial director for Ocean Optics. At Pixelteq he will direct all sales and marketing activity for the European markets from his base in the Netherlands.

'Snikkers’ knowledge of the spectroscopy and semiconductor market will help us to increase the support towards our customers for our new line of spectral sensing products,' said Randel Mercer, VP business development at Pixelteq.

During his time with Ocean Optics, Snikkers successfully led the sales team in expanding to Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East and growing the OEM customer portfolio. He previously worked as sales manager for Europe and Asia in the semiconductor laser field and as product applications manager for a Dutch photonics startup company.

Snikkers started his career as a research engineer of high-speed lasers for Philips Research and has a degree in applied physics.