20 November 2017
CST Global appoints China field application manager to support OEM, distribution and manufacturing sales
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’s Sivers IMA Holdings AB) has appointed Sam Zhang as field application manager for China, working closely with China country manager Alex Wen to provide technical support for the rapidly growing OEM, distribution and contract manufacturing sales channels.
“Sam has extensive pre- and post-sales technical support experience in the photonics industry,” comments VP sales & marketing Euan Livingston. “He is a well known and respected engineer and manager, with over 15 years optoelectronics experience, including extensive knowledge of our customer’s qualification testing and R&D system demands. He has held engineering, field application engineering and management roles at major international companies, including CyOptics Inc (now part of Avago), Adva Optical Networking and Huawei Technologies,” he adds. “His appointment is essential to our rapid growth in China, where we continue to see record sales of lasers into PON and GPON markets and a huge growth in demand for silicon photonic devices.”
Zhang graduated from Xi’an Jiaotong University Material Physics department and has a Masters in Optical Communication and Optics.