Wednesday 31 August 2022

Appointment in photonic and microelectronic leader.

Mr. Thorsten Scheidler has been appointed managing director for Palomar Technologies' operations in Europe (HQ: Erlangen D), effective October 1, 2022. Mr. Scheidler replaces Mr. Josef Schmidl who is retiring after more than 30 years with Palomar Technologies. 

Thorsten Scheidler
“It’s with sad hearts that we announce the retirement of our long-time colleague, Mr. Josef Schmidl, yet welcome Mr. Scheidler to his new position as managing director for Palomar Europe,” said Bruce Hueners, President and CEO for Palomar Technologies, Inc. “We wish Mr. Schmidl a long, healthy and happy retirement and wish Mr. Scheidler great success in his new role and look forward to working with him.”

Over his 30+ years with Palomar Technologies, Mr. Schmidl was instrumental in opening up the European market to Palomar semiconductor packaging equipment and building the market. He joined Hughes Aircraft in 1986 as a service and applications engineer. In 1995, Mr. Schmidl moved to sales and two years later, he established Palomar GmbH in Erlangen, Germany, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Palomar Technologies. Since then, Mr. Schmidl has grown Palomar GmbH into an organization that provides sales and service support to customers in Europe, Russia, the Middle East, and Africa.

Mr. Thorsten Scheidler, Sales Director Europe for SST Vacuum Reflow Systems has over 15 years of sales and technical support experience within the power electronics and semiconductor industries in Europe. He has been instrumental in implementing sales strategies for Palomar’s wholly owned subsidiary, SST Vacuum Reflow Systems in the EMEA market.

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