…and the people making itDavid Champagne
, a former executive for Lotus Development Corp., has been named vice president and general manager of Thermo Electron Corp.'s Informatics business, a world-leading provider of laboratory software solutions and services. Champagne joined Thermo in April 2003 as director of global services for Informatics and later was promoted to divisional commercial director. He succeeds Dr. Jo Webber, who recently left the company to pursue her lifelong desire to return to Europe and spend time sailing the Mediterranean.
Leviton Manufacturing, Little Neck, N.Y., announced the appointment of William Fodor
to the position of Director of Marketing for its Electrical Distribution Division. In his new post, Fodor will assume stewardship over the development of strategic marketing initiatives for the company's Electrical Distribution Division. He will focus on creating marketing, advertising, merchandising, promotional, customer loyalty and in-house and distributor sales training programs.
Richard D. Heckel, P.E.
, was recently named the new president of QORE Property Sciences, Duluth, Ga. Heckel had been with the company since 1997, when he was hired to start up the consulting firm's Nashville, Tenn., branch office. He also served on the company's board of directors for four years and has been the Executive Vice President for the last two.
Moyno Inc., Springfield, Ohio, has appointed Joyce Nam
as Operations Manager of Robbins & Myers Pte Ltd., responsible for the overall management of Moyno operations throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Located in Moyno's Singapore facility, Nam is also responsible for developing new market opportunities as well as identifying and securing qualified distributors in the region to support Moyno's growing customer base. She has more than 20 years experience in the pump industry, and began working with Robbins & Myers in 1987.
, a senior transportation planner with more than 20 years of experience, has joined Ayres Associates, an architectural/engineering consultant firm with its corporate headquarters in Eau Claire, Wis. Schell is responsible for expanding the transportation planning services in Wisconsin. She holds a Master of Public Service degree in City and Regional Planning.
Donald A. Smith, P.E.
, has been promoted to the position of senior projects manager from his previous position as project manager with Onesky Engineering Inc., Exton, Pa. In his new position, Smith will focus his engineering and project management skills on facilitating environmental remediation projects for the firm's clients.
, formerly of Zellweger Analytics, has been appointed National Sales Manager for Crowcon Detection Instruments USA, Milford, Ohio, a division of Halma PLC. With over 20 years of experience in gas detection, Scott brings a wealth of knowledge to the company's U.S. organization. He will manage the team of Regional Sales Managers and increase the level of support available to customers and distributors in the U.S.
SCS Engineers, Bellevue, Wash. recently announced the appointment of Mark D. Varljen, R.G.
, as a corporate officer with the title of vice president. Varljen is a senior-level hydrogeologist and also serves as the company's national partner for groundwater services. Varljen is a well-known researcher, has published articles in a number of scientific and trade journals, and has frequently been invited as a speaker at national and international technical conferences.
John Williams, P.G.
, has joined Woodard & Curran, Portland, Maine as a Senior Project Manager. Williams brings to the firm more than 24 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies worldwide on a variety of projects. He will be working with clients to manage their environmental liability portfolios and building a management consulting practice to support industrial clients with their corporate social responsibility programs.