Jerry Qu Appointed Business Development Manager Ocean Thin Films China
Largo, Florida (August 25, 2010) – Ocean Thin Films (OTF) has appointed Jerry Qu to head its Shanghai, China office. As Business Development Manager for China, Singapore and Hong Kong, Qu will provide a regional approach to the sales and service of the company’s custom thin film optical product design and engineering expertise in the rapidly expanding Asian market.
In this new role, Qu will work with the OTF team of thin film scientists and optical engineers, supporting the company’s customers in the region and seeking out new applications.
“With an experienced technical regional team in place, we will be better positioned to bring Ocean Thin Films’ specialized capabilities to customers throughout Asia,” said Randel Mercer, Vice President of Business Development for OTF.
Originally from the Hei Long Jiang Province of China, Qu holds a scientific degree from the Harbin Institute in Technology and a business degree from the Harbin Economic Institute. He has a strong background in the production and sales of specialty optics and optical coatings. As a valued member of the OTF team, he will be a great resource for our regional customers.
Ocean Thin Films designs and produces precision optical coatings, components and assemblies that enable a wide variety of products and custom applications. Leveraging comprehensive know-how in thin film coating development, our team provides expert design assistance for collaborative custom-engineered solutions, from rapid prototyping through high-volume contract manufacturing.
Ocean Thin Films is a subsidiary of Halma p.l.c., an international market leader in safety, health and sensor technology. Halma is a global company traded on the London Stock Exchange with manufacturing operations in 22 countries and sales growth of 59% in China during FY2010.
Ocean Thin Films Shanghai is located at Rm. 1801, Shenggao International Building, 137 Xianxia Road, Shanghai, PRC 200051, China; +86 13911810341.