COPAN Announces Executive Appointments

Longmont, Colorado-based COPAN Systems, a manufacturer of persistent data storage systems, reported earlier this week that it has made seven changes to its executive lineup, including three promotions and four new hires. Specifically, COPAN said it has bumped Garry Veale to chief sales officer of worldwide sales and services, Mick Bradley to vice president of global solutions and services, and Martin Firth to vice president of sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. COPAN also said it has hired Shankar Murukutla as vice president of technical services APJ, Carl Elliot as global senior director of professional services, Aimee Welstead as director of international marketing, and Tim Pitcher as vice president of sales for northern EMEA.