Appointment: New R&D Director at Scanlab

New R&D Director at Scanlab

The company appoints Christian Sonner to Management Board.
The company appoints Christian Sonner to Management Board.

GERMANY, Puchheim. Scanlab GmbH, the leading OEM manufacturer of high-quality laser scan systems, has appointed Christian Sonner as head of Research & Development (R&D). The highly experienced control expert will further strengthen the company’s market position in digital products and control solutions for the photonics industry.

Christian Sonner (40) is assuming the role of R&D director, thereby continuing on the successful work of Norbert Petschik. Under his leadership, the R&D department and its around 70 employees will increasingly focus on highly integrated scan solutions. Sonner has extensive expertise in developing system solutions, and in his new role he will drive forward interdisciplinary collaboration at the company.

Since 2013, Christian Sonner had already been the company’s software development manager. Under his leadership, the innovative scan control solutions for precSYS and XL SCAN were developed. After earning an applied mathematics degree, he initially specialized in industrial robot controllers, focusing on functionality for redundant kinematics at prior employers such as Kuka.

Source: Scanlab


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