SCD.USA Infrared, a fast-growing player in infrared (IR) detectors and modules and electro-optics, announced the appointment of Matthew Richi to its Board of Directors on 27 January. The appointment took effect as of 1 January 2020.
A seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience in the electro-optics industry, Richi has held many key positions, including as President of KEO, President of Maritime Sensor Systems at L3, President of L3 Wescam and L3 Sector President of Tactical Mission Systems.
SCD.USA’s Chairman of the Board, Dan Slasky, stated “I warmly welcome Matthew to the Board of Directors of SCD.USA. He brings in-depth knowledge and insight into the US EO market, and vast experience in developing and implementing strategy, at all levels. I am certain that SCD.USA, which has experienced significant growth over the past few years in this strategic market, will benefit greatly from Matthew’s insight and perspective.”
Based in West Melbourne, FL, SCD.USA leverages the state-of-the-art capabilities, technologies, products and experience of parent company SemiConductor Devices (SCD) in Haifa, Israel, specifically for the US market. The company recently acquired Quantum Imaging, headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO, which will strengthen SCD.USA’s offerings in the US defence and homeland security markets for short-wave infrared (SWIR) technologies.