Tby, Sweden -- Chip-equipment maker Micronic Laser Systems AB of Sweden here named Manny Ferreira president of its North American subsidiary, Micronic Laser Systems Inc.
In his new role, Ferreira is in charge of leading Micronic's North American operations, customer support and sales efforts. The company's U.S. operations are based in Mountain View, Calif.
Ferreira joins Micronic from Portal Bay, where he served as vice
president of operations, acting CFO, director and co-founder of the start-up venture from its inception in 1999. He has also held executive positions at Ultratech, Photronics, and Microlink.