Hitachi Denshi America Ltd. (Woodbury, NY) has appointed Susumu Hotta as president. He was previously general manager of overseas sales for Hitachi Denshi Ltd.`s international operations division in Tokyo, Japan.
Quantum Corp. (Milpitas, CA) has named Curt Francis as vice president of corporate development. He was formerly vice president of corporate planning and development at Advanced Micro Devices.
Ruby Kidd has joined Raytheon (Goleta, CA) as global sales manager of international infrared camera sales. She was previously director of new business development at Max Sacks International.
Toshiba Information Systems Inc. (Irvine, CA) has appointed Richard Taylor as vice president and general manager for its Electronic Imaging Division. He was formerly the division`s vice president of marketing.
A developer of electronic-ink-based digital displays, E Ink Corp. (Cambridge, MA) has added Paul Drzaic as director of display technology and Ian Morrison as director of ink technology. Previously, Drzaic was principal scientist at Raychem, and Morrison was principal scientist at Xerox Corp.
Paul A. Martino has been named vice president of sales and marketing at Ixthos Inc. (Leesburg, VA). He was formerly director of sales and marketing with CETIA Inc. (Cambridge, MA).
David D. Buchanan has stepped down as president and chief executive officer of Three-Five Systems Inc. (Tempe, AZ). He will continue to serve as chairman of the board of directors. Vincent C. Hren, new president and chief executive officer, and Jeffrey D. Buchanan, executive vice president and chief financial officer, have been appointed to the company`s board of directors.
ALI Technologies (Richmond, BC, Canada) has appointed Tony Lombardo as vice president of ALI and president of its wholly owned US subsidiary, ALI Imaging Systems Corp. (Seattle, WA). He was previously global general manager for Integrated Imaging Systems of General Electric Co., Medical Systems Division.
Imaging Automation Inc. (Merrimack, NH) has named Mitchel A. Rosenberg as vice president of marketing. He was formerly vice president of marketing for MultiLink.
Cognex Corp. (Alameda, CA) has appointed Sherrill Lavagnino to director of software engineering for the company`s surface inspection systems division. Previously, she served as program director and senior software engineer for Isys Controls Inc.