SpecTran Corp. (Sturbridge, MA), which develops, manufactures, and markets glass optical fibers and value-added fiber-optic products, has appointed Dr. Raymond E. Jaeger chief executive. Jaeger, sitting chairman of SpecTran`s board of directors, assumed his new duties upon the departure of former chief executive Glenn E. Moore. Also, Crawford L. Cutts was named president of General Photonics llc, SpecTran`s joint venture with General Cable. General Photonics llc develops, manufactures, and markets communications-grade fiber-optic cable.
Lucent Technologies has named Gary D. Morgan its network systems regional vice president. Morgan will be based in Denver, CO. He succeeds Dana Zitek, who is now managing director of Lucent`s network systems division in the United Kingdom. In his new role, Morgan will head Lucent sales and marketing teams in the western United States. Lucent supplies infrastructure equipment, software, and professional services to telecommunications service providers.
Jean-Paul Emard has been appointed staff vice president of engineering for the Electronics Industries Association (Arlington, VA). In this role, Emard will oversee the direction and day-to-day activities of the organization`s standards and technology department. He previously served as director of the standards secretariat for the Information Technology Industry Council (Washington, DC).
Ed Durfey has been selected as the new president of Wassco (Poway, CA), a business-to-business marketer of electronic assembly products. Durfey was hired by Wassco as a product manager in 1981 and has held positions of branch manager, marketing manager, controller, and vice president of finance with the firm.
Tyton Hellermann (Milwaukee, WI) has promoted Chris Ward to the position of southern regional manager/electrical division from his previous position of district sales manager. In this newly created position, Ward will be responsible for sales in the central, southern, and southeastern United States. Tyton Hellermann manufactures and markets cable management products.
Wireless lan designer and marketer Radiolan (Sunnyvale, CA) has appointed Clayton L. Marr president and chief executive officer. Marr replaces Michael Clair, who was acting president and chief executive for 15 months and continues to serve as chairman of the board.
gte (Stamford, CT) has named Bruce E. Haddad senior vice president--international operations and Ignacio Santillana senior vice president--international business development. Haddad is responsible for all international operations. Santillana has responsibility for expanding gte`s international activities. gte is a wireline and wireless telecommunications provider.
R. Coffee Colvin, vice president and corporate secretary for Birmingham Realty Co. (Birmingham, AL), was sworn in as secretary and treasurer of the Building Owners and Managers Association International (boma--Washington, DC). Colvin has served as president, vice president, treasurer and board member for his local boma chapter, as well as president, vice president, and treasurer for boma`s southern region.
Michael Jordan has been appointed sales and market development manager for Force Inc. (Christianburg, VA), a supplier of optoelectronic products and systems. He is responsible for all sales and marketing functions for the company`s military and original equipment manufacturer markets.