Ultrahaptics, the global leader in mid-air haptic technology, has appointed David Hearne as vice president of sales. David brings over 30 years sales experience in the electronics market to the role, having worked at a range of semiconductor and IP companies across Europe.
David joins Ultrahaptics from Cadence Design Systems, where he was most recently a senior IP sales executive for Northern Europe, Scandinavia and Southern Europe. Prior to Cadence, David was the vice president of worldwide sales and marketing at Plessey Semiconductors, where he was responsible for building a global sales team covering the US, EMEA and Asia-Pacific and implementing a company sales strategy across all regions.
“I’m delighted to be joining Ultrahaptics at such a crucial time. I have watched the company grow with interest over the last few years and am really looking forward to becoming a part of taking such an exciting young company to the next level,” said David Hearne, talking of his appointment.
CEO of Ultrahaptics, Steve Cliffe, commented: “David brings a wealth of experience to this role. We have started to see our customers bring products to the market and David will be instrumental in helping us to strengthen our commercial team.”