Atlas Material Testing Technology has named Rick Weiler as its new president and CEO, effective January 2008. Weiler joins Atlas from PerkinElmer Optoelectronics where he was the vice president, general manager of Specialty and Commercial Lighting. His tenure with PerkinElmer Optoelectronics included serving as vice president of sales and marketing, responsible for worldwide sales. Weiler began his career with United Technologies and Allied Signal in engineering and operations.

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