Len Schalkwyk joins QuadTech as new VP of Worldwide Sales
Marlborough, MA – December 7, 2010 – QuadTech, a leading provider of electrical safety test equipment, ac/dc power sources and dc loads, today announced Len Schalkwyk as VP Worldwide Sales. Schalkwyk brings over 16 years of sales and marketing experience, and will have responsibility for providing sales strategy and leadership. Of his new role, Schalkwyk says, “I look forward to joining QuadTech’s team. I’m excited to be back in the test instrumentation industry, helping QuadTech uncover new opportunities and expand their North American business.”
Schalkwyk will be focused on developing and executing strategies to penetrate and grow solution sales in the aerospace/military, alternative energy and medical industries. QuadTech President Kim Southern says, “We are excited for Len to join our leadership team. His experience in the medical and defense industries, coupled with his deep knowledge of the instrumentation world will have an immediate impact on our business.”
QuadTech will also look to Schalkwyk to expand QuadTech’s North American presence in a growing power market.
Two years ago QuadTech entered the power market with AC and DC programmable power sources, and earlier in 2010 expanded their power line to include additional AC power sources and DC Electronic Loads. QuadTech has experienced growth in the power market and Schalkwyk will assume responsibility for growing the product line and continuing to uncover new opportunities. Adds Schalkwyk, “As an established leader in the test and measurement world, I will focus on the core strengths of the company and help shape value-add, key differentiators that will support corporate objectives and company growth.”
Mr. Schalkwyk, MBA, was previously employed at DAP Technologies as the Vice President of Worldwide Sales. He was responsible for sales team management, sales support and customer management, as well as contract negotiations. Schalkwyk has also worked for The RealTime Group, Intrinsyc Software (USA), Inc., MacDonald Dettwiler, and Transport Canada. He also holds a technology degree from DeVry Institute of Technology/Ryerson Polytechnic Institute – Toronto.
QuadTech is a solutions provider of electrical safety testers, passive component measurement testers, AC and DC Power Sources, DC Loads and automation software. These testing solutions enable manufacturers in the medical device, aerospace and alternative energy industries, as well as other manufacturing industries to test the safety and quality of their electrical products while ensuring compliance to regulatory agencies. QuadTech offers a complete line of instrumentation and solutions, including: hipot testers, LCR meters, ac power sources, dc power sources, dc loads, cable testers, megohmmeters, milliohmmeters, systems and software. Based in Marlborough, MA, QuadTech offers calibration and repair services, and has a worldwide network of direct sales and distributors who service and support customers around the globe. QuadTech is dedicated to doing everything in its power to assist the customer in achieving their testing objectives. QuadTech is an ISO 9001-Registered company.