CST Global appoints Sam Zhang as Field Application Manager, China, to support sales channels. News

20 November 2017

CST Global, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sivers IMA Holdings AB and the UK’s leading, independent, III-V opto-electronic, semiconductor foundry has appointed Sam Zhang as Field Application Manager, for China. Sam works closely with Alex Wen, CST Global’s China Country Manager, providing technical support for the rapidly growing OEM, distribution and contract manufacturing, sales channels.

Euan Livingston, VP Sales and Marketing at CST Global, said, “Sam has extensive, pre and post sales, technical support experience in the photonics industry. He is a well-known and respected engineer and manager, with over 15 years opto-electronics experience, including extensive knowledge of our customer’s qualification testing and R and D system demands. He has held engineering, field application engineering and management roles at major international companies, including CyOptics Inc. (now part of Avago), Adva Optical Networking and Huawei Technologies.

“We are pleased to welcome Sam to the CST Global team. Sam’s appointment supports our existing sales channels in China, where we supply lasers for PON and GPON markets and sell increasing numbers of Silicon Photonic devices.”

Sam graduated from Xi’an Jiaotong University Material Physics department and has a Masters in Optical Communication and Optics.

When he is not at work, Sam can be found sub-aqua diving, playing badminton, reading and travelling.