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. Contact Information: Michael R. Woelk, President & CEO, firstname.lastname@example.org, (408) 962-3922
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