Carl Zeiss today announced that Emile James (Jim) Pouquette, a former FEI Executive, has joined Carl Zeiss SMT North America as senior vice president sales.
Pouquette, an honors graduate in Business Administration from California State University, has thirty years’ experience in the high technology arena. He is especially experienced in sales and international sales management. Most recently, Pouquette served as FEI Company’s vice president of sales & service, Asia and president of FEI Japan. Prior to his six-year employment at FEI, he served as a senior director of sales at KLA-Tencor.
“Jim is a highly motivated, enthusiastic sales executive, and we are very pleased and excited to have him as a member of our team,” said Nicholas P. Economou, president of Carl Zeiss SMT, Inc. “Most importantly, his background includes six years of senior-level executive sales management in the electron microscopy business, which is perfectly suited to his new position at Carl Zeiss. We know that Jim will help us build on our recent success in making Carl Zeiss SMT, Inc. a strong, customer-oriented supplier of advanced electron- and ion-beam microscopy instruments.”
Pouquette will report to Dan McGee, former senior vice president sales, who will be moving to a more senior executive position within the company.