|Tektronix Appoints Kuhnert
to Vice President of EMEA Sales, Instruments Business
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July 10, 2006
Beaverton, OR -- Tektronix, Inc. (NYSE: TEK), a leading worldwide
provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, today
announced that Hans-Peter Kuhnert has been appointed Vice President
of Sales for its Instruments Business in Europe, Middle East and
Africa (EMEA). In his new role, Kuhnert will be responsible for
managing the sales and support of all Instruments Business products,
including oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, real time spectrum
analyzers, signal sources and video test and measuring instruments,
as well as representing the company as a senior executive in the
|Kuhnert succeeds Neil
Huddlestone who moves to become Vice President of Global Channel
Strategy and Business Operations for the Instruments Business.
Huddlestone will be responsible for the Instruments Business'
distribution strategy, both direct and complementary, working
closely with the regional sales organizations and with the product
development organisations. He will also be responsible for the
business unit's sales operations strategy.
Previously, Kuhnert held the position of Sales Director for the
Network Management product channel for the company's Communications
Business in EMEA. Prior to that, he was Sales Director for the
Network Diagnostics product channel. In these roles, he was
responsible for growing sales of Tektronix mobile protocol &
wireless test equipment, and of the Tektronix Unified Assurance
suite of products, in the EMEA region.
"Tektronix' EMEA Instruments Business has grown significantly under
Neil Huddlestone's leadership and I look forward to continued
success with Hans-Peter, who has done an excellent job with our
Network Management and Network Diagnostics businesses in EMEA," said
Bart Freedman, Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Service,
Instrument Business, Tektronix.
Prior to joining Tektronix in 2002, Kuhnert worked in Agilent's
(formerly Hewlett-Packard's) test and measurement organization for
more than 13 years in various roles. His most recent position at
Agilent was Sales Director, North & Middle Europe, for the
Communication Solution Group, covering Nordic, UK, France, Benelux,
Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He graduated with a Master's
Degree in engineering in 1985.
Kuhnert also holds the position of Managing Director, Tektronix
GmbH, and will continue to be based in Cologne.
Tektronix, Inc. is a leading test, measurement, and monitoring
company providing measurement solutions to the communications,
computer, and semiconductor industries worldwide. With over 60 years
of experience, Tektronix provides general purpose test and
measurement, video test and monitoring and communications network
management and diagnostic products that enable its customers to
design, build, deploy, and manage next-generation global
communications networks and advanced technologies. Headquartered in
Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix has operations in 19 countries
worldwide. Tektronix' Web address is www.tektronix.com.
Tektronix is a registered trademark of Tektronix, Inc. All other
trade names referenced are the service marks, trademarks or
registered trademarks of their respective companies.
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