Setaram Appoints New VP, International Sales and Marketing Director

CALUIRE, France, May 22 — Setaram Instrumentation is proud to announce the appointment of Gary Etherington as new VP, International Sales and Marketing Director. Since July 2006, Gary has successfully managed Setaram Inc., the US operation of Setaram. He was able to build a new marketing, sales and support team who have grown the sales in North America by a factor of 3.

Gary has almost two decades experience in the laboratory instrumentation industry. He started his Career in technical support, and then a sales role within a British analytical instrument distributor. His first responsibility was as product manager for Setaram Instruments in the UK. He has developed sales structures, both in Britain and the US, for HEL, a company that manufacturers both adiabatic and reaction calorimeters delivering significant growth and profitability along the way. Before coming back to Setaram, Gary worked as the US Sales and Marketing Manager for Julabo, a company delivering temperature control to chemists and chemical engineers and again delivered more than double digit growth.

Gilles Widawski, President of Setaram Instrumentation, says “In US, Gary has demonstrated his ability to adapt and deploy Setaram growth strategy focused on selected niche markets. He was able to achieve an outstanding performance both in sales and profitability. Gary has the right mix of technical, commercial and cultural acumen to lead the company’s International Sales and Marketing organization. His understanding of the market requirements, his capacity to listen to customers’ needs and his leadership will be beneficial for our customers, our partners and our employees.”

About Setaram Instrumentation — Inspiring Imagination for material science

SETARAM Instrumentation (Caluire, France) is a leading manufacturer and supplier of high performance thermal analyzers, calorimeters, gas sorption and high pressure mass spectroscopy instruments. With a wide range of temperature and pressure, SETARAM Instrumentation offers complete and dedicated solutions for different applications such as Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences, High Temperature materials, Nuclear, Hydrogen, Oil and Gas, Process Safety and Advanced Materials.

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