Optech appoints Brent Gelhar as Vice President of sales and product strategy

Optech appoints Brent Gelhar as Vice President of sales and product strategy

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Toronto, Canada, 01 May 2007: Optech has appointed Brent W. Gelhar as the Vice President of Sales & Product Strategy. The new appointment on Optech’s senior management team will address its expansion and historical focus on specialty systems integration.

In his previous roles at Optech over the past five years, Mr.Gelhar has headed up the ILRIS-3D product line and the Laser Imaging Division, and further developed additional variants of the ILRIS into a complete platform of 3D imaging technologies. In 2006, he took over additional responsibility as Director of Optech’s Terrestrial Survey Division, the largest division within Optech, responsible for manufacturing, supporting and marketing the successful ALTM (Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper) line.

“This new position further strengthens Optech’s dedication to our customers,” says Don Carswell, Optech’s President. “We are committed to ensuring customer satisfaction from before a product is purchased, throughout the complete equipment lifecycle. In his new role, Brent will help Optech to achieve product excellence and client satisfaction.”