Chelmsford, MA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014
Spectro Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of analytical tools and software for industrial fluids analysis, has strengthened its senior management team with the addition of Mark Spillane as Vice President of Operations and Bob Wopperer as Vice President of Business Development.
Mr. Spillane most recently served as Director of Manufacturing at Ambient Corporation, where he was responsible for global activities that included materials management, purchasing, supply chain, testing, quality, and NPI program support. Prior to Ambient, he was the Senior Director of Operations at Ahura Scientific before and after its acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific. At Ahura, Mr. Spillane was responsible for all operational activities while managing a team of 90 employees. Mark assumes all purchasing, supply chain management and manufacturing responsibilities for Spectro Inc.
Mr. Wopperer comes to Spectro from Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Portable Analytical Instrument Division, where he was Senior Director of Marketing and Business Development and part of a senior leadership team that grew the business’s revenues greater than 300% over a five-year period. Prior to joining Thermo Fisher, he handled a variety of marketing, sales and business development roles with Oxford Instruments. Spectro marketing, product management, and applications functions will report to Wopperer, who will be charged with identifying and executing a wide set of initiatives in current and new vertical market applications.
Spectro Inc. President and CEO Brian Mitchell said, “Mark and Bob are both experienced and successful executives in the laboratory and portable analytical instrumentation fields. They will help drive Spectro’s continuing technology, product and market growth strategies with improvements in our operations and business development initiatives. We are very pleased to have them on our team.”
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About Spectro Inc.
Spectro and its subsidiaries specialize in analytical instrumentation and software for industrial performance fluids analysis. It is one of the largest worldwide suppliers of oil, fuel and processed water analysis instruments to industry and the military. Industry clients include petrochemical, mining, power generation and water treatment companies as well as commercial testing laboratories. For more information, please visit http://www.spectroinc.com.