OK International announced that it has hired a new Director of Sales for Asia. Allen Zou will assume this role as Ian Orpwood moves back to the OK International corporate office to assume the role of Director of Sales for the Americas in October.
Zou has been in the electronics industry for nearly 20 years, most recently as the Sales Director for the APEX Tool Group. During this time he was responsible for the Weller and Erem product lines. Prior to his time at APEX, he worked for Teradyne, Siemens and Panasonic in various sales management positions. Zou has a degree in Automation Control from the Shanghai University of Engineering Science and an MBA from the University of Canberra.
“Allen is a seasoned professional with a proven successful track record in the electronic assembly business in Asia,” commented Bryan Gass, Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing. “His knowledge of the Asia market will be valuable in further developing OK International’s relationships with our end-user customers. It’s a pleasure to welcome such an experienced professional to our organization.”
Zou assumes all sales responsibilities for the Metcal and Techcon brands in Asia. He will be based in the Dover Shanghai office and will report directly to Bryan Gass.