Panos Kapetanopoulos PhD appointment heralds an exciting new chapter for the UK office of the rapidly expanding company that specializes in imaging solutions for astrophotography, life science, industrial, scientific and cultural heritage conservation. Panos will be directing the Research & Development and Sales & Marketing operations from the UK office.
Panos brings over 15 years of research and development experience with a proven track record in imaging and engineering, having spent the first few years of his career as an R&D Engineer, before becoming an Engineering Manager in production and development at Photek Ltd.
Since then, Panos moved into a commercial role with a focus on growth, distribution management, and exportation, dealing with space science, life science, high energy physics, defense, academic research, and OEM applications in domestic, European, US, and Asian markets.
Looking to the future, Panos said: ‘I am excited about Atik’s growth prospects, in applications from sky surveillance looking for space debris, to chemiluminescence systems that help humanity leap forward in medicine and biochemistry. I am incredibly proud to be part of the Atik family and lead these developments. Through this growth, not only are we are supporting the local community by providing highly specialist employment opportunities, we are also having a global impact by advancing science and technology.’
Steve Chambers, CEO of the Atik Cameras said, ‘Panos’s proven track record in both research and leadership roles in the imaging industry align with the Board’s vision for the company, and we are excited to have someone of his caliber to drive both growth and innovation in the near future.’
Atik Cameras Ltd. is based in the city of Norwich, in England, where they design and develop cameras and support their customers. All production takes place at ISO 9001 accredited facilities in Lisbon, Portugal.