Xradia Strengthens Global Sales & Support for 3D X-ray Microscope Solutions
New Leadership with 3 Key Hires in Europe, Asia and North America
Pleasanton, California, May 20, 2011 – Xradia Inc., the leading provider of high-resolution 3D X-ray imaging systems, announced today that it has strengthened its global presence with the addition of three talented sales executives in response to growing demand for the company’s 3D X-ray microscope (XRM) solutions: Peter Lander for Europe, Steve Neptun for Eastern North America, and Zhaowang Yan for China.
All three sales executives will serve the key technology segments for Xradia: life sciences, materials science, geo materials and semiconductor, leveraging their extensive expertise to bring Xradia’s leadership at the cutting edge of 3D X-ray microscopy to research institutions, universities and industrial organizations in their respective regions.
Based in the U.K. as Director of European Sales, Mr. Lander brings 25 years’ experience in electron microscopy with a strong background in transmission electron microscopy (TEM) engineering prior to his successful career in sales and senior management. Most recently with JEOL, his comprehensive knowledge of the European market makes him a proven leader for Xradia’s organization of sales and service partners in 14 offices that span all of Europe (Western and Eastern, and Scandinavia to the Mediterranean) and Israel.
Mr. Neptun, most recently with FEI and previously with Zeiss Electron Optics, manages the Eastern region ofNorth America, including Canada and the US. Based in Chicago, Mr. Neptun brings over 20 years of experience in electron microscopy and focused ion beam (FIB) Sales and Service to Xradia, with strategic account expertise. Mr. Neptun also has a strong background in the life sciences as well as materials science, geosciences, and semiconductor.
Mr. Yan brings more than 14 years of experience in electron microscopy and FIB sales, most recently with Xradia Southern China channel partner, Yufeng. Mr. Yan built FEI’s scanning electron microscope (SEM), TEM and FIB business over a 10-year period throughout China, and also has a strong background in materials science. Based in Shanghai, he is responsible for Xradia channel partners throughout China.
“Our ability to recruit highly talented electron microscopy veterans is a testament to our unique 3D X-ray microscope technology for imaging solutions beyond traditional computed tomography, and their excitement to introduce our non-destructive imaging solution to users of electron microscopes,” states Vahan Tchakerian, Vice President of Global Sales and Field Operations. “Integrating Xradia’s 3D volume imaging capabilities with an established suite of EM imaging instruments complements and enhances the use of current EM systems.”
Xradia 3D X-ray microscopy platforms are manufactured by Xradia in the United States and sold and serviced globally. To reach Xradia sales offices, visit http://www.xradia.com/company/sales-offices.php.
Xradia designs and manufactures 3D X-ray microscopes (XRM) for industrial and research applications. Xradia’s solutions offer impressive high contrast and high resolution imaging capabilities for a large range of sample sizes and shapes. Xradia’s two lab product families, the UltraXRM and VersaXRM, together offer a multi-lengthscale solution delivering full volume 3D imaging with resolution down to 50 nm. The company’s synchrotron solutions, UltraXRM-S and UltraSPX-S, offer resolution down to 30 nm. Additional information can be found at www.xradia.com.
The Carl Zeiss Group is an international leader in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. In fiscal year 2011/12 the company’s approximately 24,000 employees generated revenue of nearly 4.2 billion euros. In the markets for Industrial Solutions, Research Solutions, Medical Technology and Consumer Optics, ZEISS has contributed to technological progress for more than 160 years and enhances the quality of life of many people around the globe. The Carl Zeiss Group develops and produces planetariums, eyeglass lenses, camera and cine lenses and binoculars as well as solutions for biomedical research, medical technology and the semiconductor, automotive and mechanical engineering industries. ZEISS is present in over 40 countries around the globe with about 40 production facilities, over 50 sales and service locations and service locations and approximately 20 research and development sites. Carl Zeiss AG is fully owned by the Carl Zeiss Stiftung (Carl Zeiss Foundation). Founded in 1846 in Jena, the company is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany.
About Carl Zeiss Microscopy
The Microscopy business group at ZEISS is the world’s only manufacturer of light, X-ray and electron microscopes. The company’s extensive portfolio enables research and routine applications in the life and materials sciences. The product range includes light and laser scanning microscopes, X-ray microscopes, electron and ion microscopes and spectrometer modules. Users are supported for software for system control, image capture and editing. The Microscopy business group has sales companies in 33 countries. Application and service specialists support customers around the globe in demo centers and on site. The business group is headquartered in Jena, Germany. Additional production and development sites are in Oberkochen, Göttingen and Munich, as well as in Cambridge in the UK and Peabody, MA and Pleasanton, CA in the USA. The company has around 2,800 employees and generates revenue of 650 million euros. www.zeiss.de/press
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