Colin Haig Appointed Director of Marketing

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    Diffraction Limited Ends Stellar Year with Appointment of Colin Haig as Director of Marketing

    Senior Leader to Expand Universe for Astronomy, Life Sciences, and Laboratory Imaging Solutions

    OTTAWA, Ontario (December 21, 2018) – Diffraction Limited, a leader in scientific imaging solutions for physical and life sciences, is proud to announce Colin A. Haig as the new Director of Marketing. He will lead the efforts to better serve our customers and accelerate business expansion through our global network of resellers and original equipment manufacturers.

    Mr. Haig has over twenty-five years experience as a senior executive at companies including SAP, Triversity, and Lucent (now Nokia). A recognized thought-leader and adviser for the retail industry, he held senior roles in business development, marketing, product management and value engineering.

    Colin’s passion for astronomy and science education is reflected in his commitment to inspire people to enjoy and protect the night sky. He is the past President of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and serves on the board of directors for the RASC and SkyNews magazine. Mr. Haig has a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Systems (summa cum laude), an M.Sc. in Computation from McMaster University, and is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

    “We are pleased to announce the addition of Colin Haig to the Diffraction Limited family,” said Diffraction Limited CEO and President, Douglas B. George. “As we grow our range of observatory and laboratory imaging solutions, we are delighted to have Colin on board and look forward to bringing more value and the highest image quality to our world-wide customers.”

    Mr. Haig added, “As an executive, I am inspired by the culture of innovation and quality at Diffraction Limited. As a long-time user of SBIG® cameras, I admire our new Aluma® cameras that are both exploring the universe and finding cures to disease. These everyday discoveries will solve mysteries and improve lives”.

    About Diffraction Limited

    People who are passionate about discovery count on Diffraction Limited for sure-fire solutions to their needs in astronomical imaging, astrophotography, spectroscopy, optical metrology, microscopy, X-ray fluorescence, genomics, and laboratory instruments.

    Diffraction Limited is a sponsor of the 233rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle, Washington, January 6-10, 2019 and will showcase our advanced Imaging Systems in booth 401.

    Diffraction Limited is celebrating twenty-five (25) years as a leading manufacturer of high-performance cooled cameras and advanced software for scientific imaging. Research scientists, astronomers, and biologists explore universes big and small with Aluma professional scientific imaging cameras, SBIG advanced cameras, and Cyanogen Imaging® software. Our award-winning imaging systems are used worldwide, and original equipment manufactures embed our solutions inside top-performing biomedical, industrial, and laboratory instrumentation.

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    Aluma, Cyanogen Imaging, and SBIG are registered trademarks of Diffraction Limited. Diffraction Limited, MaxDome, MaxIm DL, MaxPoint, and QuickFringe are trademarks of Diffraction Limited. All other brands, products or service names are or may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

    Contacts:

    Diffraction Limited

    Douglas George
    President & CEO
    (613) 225-2732
    dgeorge@diffractionlimited.com

    Colin Haig
    Director of Marketing
    (613) 225-2732
    chaig@diffractionlimited.com
     

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