Interlink Electronics, Inc., a provider of sensor and human- machine interface technologies, announced the establishment of a wholly-owned subsidiary named Interlink Electronics Europe Limited, which was incorporated in the United Kingdom on January 31.
According to a release, Interlink Electronics Europe Limited will serve as the European regional sales office and the base for a new Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development. Additionally, Interlink Electronics is proud to announce that Neil Jarvie will join the Company on May 5, in the role of Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development. Neil Jarvie will report to Dr. Howard Goldberg, the President and COO of Interlink Electronics.
Jarvie comes to Interlink Electronics with over 20 years of experience in high-technology sales and strategic account management. Since 2011, Jarvie has been the Vice President of Sales at Peratech Limited, a global R&D innovator and intellectual property licensor of touch-sensor materials used in human-machine interface applications. At Peratech, Jarvie defined and established a "go-to-market" strategy, process, and systems that resulted in significant increases in R&D development and licensing revenues. Prior to Peratech, Jarvie had spent 12 years at Cypress Semiconductor as the Global Account Manager, where he drove significant revenue growth multiples in the sale of capacitive touch controller products to leading mobile device manufacturers. In 2008, Jarvie was the recipient of the Cypress "Salesperson of the Year Award." Jarvie had also held sales and account management roles of increasing responsibility at Rohm Electronics and Murata Electronics, where his accomplishments include establishing a regional sales office and quadrupling sales in just 24 months.
"Interlink Electronics is excited to have as Neil Jarvie join our executive team as he offers a unique blend of hands-on and seasoned sales leadership that has resulted in the successful establishment of sales organizations and new revenue growth, while servicing a global, high-tech Fortune-500 customer base. Neil's deep understanding of finding successful commercial solutions and new application domains in the human-machine interface market aligns well with the future growth initiatives of Interlink Electronics," stated Howard D. Goldberg, Ph.D., President and COO of Interlink Electronics. Dr. Goldberg continued, "Our new sales office in the UK allows us to fully leverage the inherent synergies in the strategic geographic triangle of USA, UK, and Asia. Additionally, the UK has a relevant history in human-machine interface materials and product innovation that dates back to the development of trackball devices used for WWII radar control."
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