MONTREAL-Stephen Thacker has been appointed director of sales for North America by Meta Vision Systems Inc., designer and manufacturer of laser- and camera-based systems for automating production processes, notably welding.

“Whilst we are already building momentum in the North American market, adding strategic sales expertise at this time will help us to continue driving the business forward,” says Helder Soares, general manager of Meta’s Canadian operation. “Given Steve’s knowledge of our products and his background in the industry, he was the ideal choice for the job and we are pleased to have him aboard.”