SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Picarro has added two senior
executive level leaders in order to further develop its business in North
Asia and Latin America. Helio Ventura has assumed the role of Senior
Director of Business Development for Latin America. Previously, Helio was
Varian, Inc.'s most senior executive in Latin America, where he
consistently delivered double digit year over year growth. He was
responsible for all aspects of Latin American operations including sales,
service, channel development and general administration. Helio is located
in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Nobu Fukatsu has become Senior Director of Business Development for
North Asia. Nobu is an accomplished international business executive with
experience spanning three different continents with both startups and large
companies. Most recently, he was Director of APAC Sales and Business
Development at Decru, Inc., the worldwide leader in storage security. He
led the effort to build the company's successful technical partner network
and reseller channels. Nobu is a graduate of the University of Tokyo and is
headquartered in Tokyo Japan.
"We've already seen strong international demand for trace gas analyzers
based on our unique WS-CRDS (Wavelength-Scanned Cavity Ring Down
Spectroscopy) technology," states Michael Woelk, Picarro CEO. "With Helio
and Nobu in place, we'll be able to fully capitalize on that demand, as
well as develop new markets in those territories."
Picarro, Inc. is a privately held company dedicated to developing
instrumentation for the highest sensitivity, precision and accuracy
measurements of specific molecules of interest in environmental analyses,
process monitoring, and emissions control. The company is a leader in
wavelength scanned cavity ring down spectroscopy (WS-CRDS) technology with
eight exclusive licenses to Stanford University patents and nine of its own
on WS-CRDS extensions. Visit us at http://www.picarro.com.
Michael R. Woelk, President & CEO, firstname.lastname@example.org, (408) 962-3922
SOURCE Picarro, Inc.