III-V optoelectronic foundry Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global Ltd (CST Global) of Hamilton International Technology Park, Blantyre, near Glasgow, Scotland, UK (a subsidiary of Sweden-based Sivers IMA Holding AB) has appointed Alex Wen as China country manager.
Wen will act as the firm’s exclusive Chinese agent, with responsibility for growing in the rapidly developing territory.
Wen graduated from Beijing Institute of Technology in 1996 with a Major in Telecommunication Engineering. “Alex is a well-respected figure in the Chinese photonics market, with over 15 years optoelectronics experience,” comments Euan Livingston, VP sales & marketing. “Prior to his appointment by CST Global, he has held senior sales management roles at major international companies, including CyOptics Inc (now part of Avago), Avnet Inc and ComStar Communication Inc,” he adds. “His appointment is essential to supporting our continuing rapid expansion in this region, supporting record sales of lasers into PON and GPON markets and massive growth in silicon photonic devices.”