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JAI Appoints Kinney Director of Pre-Sales and Support
JAI Posted 01/04/2008
SAN JOSE, CA, January 3, 2008 – JAI, Inc., manufacturer of industrial video cameras for machine vision, defense, and traffic applications, today announced the appointment of Steve Kinney to the position of director of technical pre-sales and support for the Americas region. Kinney has spent more than 10 years in the industrial camera business, in a variety of product management and technical support roles. Most recently, Kinney has served as product manager for products designed and manufactured in JAI’s U.S. facility.
In his new role, Kinney will manage the company’s technical support group in the Americas and will also provide applications support to JAI’s North American sales efforts. This will include specific pre-sales activities, technical training, seminars, trade show support, and selected market and technology analysis for new product development. He will also continue to serve as the chairman of the industry-wide Camera Link standards committee, a group that he has led since 2000.
“With his extensive experience in the camera industry, along with his blend of both technical and application knowledge, Steve possesses the perfect skill set for this position,” says CEO Jørgen Andersen. “We are fortunate to have someone of his calibre to lead this important part of our business in the Americas.”
About JAI A/S
JAI A/S is a global company with headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark and with subsidiaries in Japan, USA, England and Germany. JAI develops and manufactures video cameras for industrial use and imaging solutions. The JAI-group has annual revenues of approx. 300 million DKK and employs approx. 250 people.
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