Ocean Thin Films Appoints Randel Mercer to Vice President, Business Development
Largo, Florida (June 10, 2010) – Ocean Thin Films (OTF) has appointed Randel Mercer to the position of Vice President, Business Development, with responsibility for the sales and marketing functions of OTF.
Reporting to OTF President Phil Buchsbaum and joining the Ocean Thin Films Board of Directors, Mercer brings a strong technical and managerial background to OTF. His extensive experience in growing and managing sales organizations, over a large geographic footprint, from multiple facilities is a strong fit with OTF’s growing global business.
Prior to joining OTF, Mercer was Vice President of CoorsTek, where he was responsible for International sales/distribution and new product development of a $100M business unit. At CoorsTek Mercer previously held positions as Director of Business Development, Director of Sales & Marketing and Business Manager, where he created a company-wide business development effort focused on growth.
Mercer previously spent four years at Morgan Matroc, starting his tenure as Product Manager and later as the Marketing Manager, leading strategic product planning for the aerospace, defense, telecommunications, semiconductor, laser and medical device markets. He holds a M.B.A. from Santa Clara University, a M.S. Materials Science Engineering from U.C. San Diego, and a B.S. Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science Engineering from U.C. Berkeley.