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Gooch & Housego Expands its European Sales Team

Date Announced: 25 Feb 2011

Gooch & Housego, a global manufacturer of optical components and systems, is delighted to announce the appointment of Sébastien Lenoir as its South Europe Account Manager. Sébastien will join G&H on 1st March 2011 and will be based in the French Sales Office in Paris.

His impressive career started with BFI-Optilas in ‘99 as sales and marketing engineer of the optics and laser division. In 2001 Sébastien joined AA SA Optoelectronic as sales and marketing manager responsible for the Europe and Asia markets. In 2008 he joined Alfaphotonics, a distributor of optoelectronic components, as their sales & marketing manager for the laser and telecoms division.

Sébastien received a BA & MA honours degree from the University of Bordeaux in ‘98; he then received a further honours degree in Engineer in Optics & Electronics in ‘99.

Ekkehard Overbeck, European Sales Director commented “Gooch & Housego continues to increase sales worldwide by outstanding local support of its key accounts and by developing new markets and applications. Having a local representative for south Europe, located in Paris, is the next important phase in the G&H sales re-organisation since the recent acquisition of EM4, which has enhanced the company’s fibre optics capabilities. Sébastien has the knowledge and skills to support and increase our business in south Europe. I would like to take this opportunity to welcome him to the team”.

This coming May Gooch & Housego will be exhibiting at Laser Munich 2011. For a chance to meet with Sébastien Lenoir and to learn more about Gooch & Housego and its capabilities visit the G&H stand 402 in Hall B1 from 23rd May to 26th May 2011.

About Gooch & Housego PLC Gooch & Housego is a global manufacturer and supplier of ultra precision optics, acousto optics, electro optics, active and passive fibre optics, nonlinear crystals and IR waveplates, optical modules and assemblies, RF drivers and spectral imaging and light measurement systems.

With Gooch & Housego you’ll be able to get your products to market better, faster and more cost-effectively. No other optoelectronic company provides such a broad and proven product range, the capability to develop customer-specific new products, and the skills, experience and capacity to offer fully-tailored through-life product support.


Niki Phelps Marketing & Communications Manager T: +44(0)7843349550

E-mail: sales@goochandhousego.com

Web Site: www.goochandhousego.com/

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