Gooch & Housego announces appointment of Yahve Rosales as CCO

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In this role as chief commercial officer, he will be report to the CEO (Mark Webster) and will be part of the G&H Executive Committee. Mr Rosales will be responsible for all commercial activities across the Group.

G&H commented that Mr Rosales brings significant international commercial leadership experience, having previously worked at some the major blue chip aerospace & defense companies (i.e. Airbus Group and Zodiac Aerospace); where he held various senior management responsibilities in the UK, France and Latin America.

Mark Webster, CEO, said “I am very pleased to welcome Yahvé, who brings a substantial background in international commercial leadership, which should serve G&H well as we look to continue to rapidly grow our business across the globe, in our targeted sectors of industrial systems, optical communications, A&D and life sciences."

Mr Rosales graduated  in Aeronautical Engineering from the IPN in Mexico and also has an Aerospace MBA degree obtained from the Toulouse Business School in France. He is a recipient of a FASIA Award from the French Aerospace Industries Association (GIFAS).

Mr Rosales is a dual national, having been born in Mexico and later nationalised French. He is also trilingual (English, French and Spanish).

About Gooch & Housego

Gooch & Housego is a photonics technology business headquartered in Ilminster, Somerset, UK with operations in the USA and Europe. A world leader in its field, the company researches, designs, engineers and manufactures advanced photonic systems, components and instrumentation for applications in the aerospace & defense, industrial systems, optical communications, life sciences and scientific research sectors. World leading design, development and manufacturing expertise is offered across a broad range of complementary technologies.