January 12, 2010
Hypertherm, Hanover, N.H., is expanding its management team in support of several new initiatives as it prepares for future growth.
Jeff Deckrow, formerly regional director for North America, is now vice president of North American sales.
Peter Vickers, formerly regional director for Europe, has been named vice president of international, supporting the company's partners in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America.
David LaPrade, formerly team leader of the company's mechanized business, joins the management team as vice president and general manager of systems, overseeing the continued development of the company's mechanized and hand-held plasma cutting systems business.
Gordon Rice, who served as team leader of the company's torch and consumables business, joins the management team as vice president and general manager of consumables.