Peter Collingwood has been appointed senior vice president of worldwide sales and field service organization at Veeco. He joined the company in October 2008 as vice president and general manager for Europe.
Previously, Collingwood worked at JDSU, where he served as the regional vice president of sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa for the communications test division.
In addition, Veeco has appointed Dave Bruns senior vice president and general manager of Veeco Solar Equipment. He joined Veeco in 2000 through the company's acquisition of CVC. During his tenure at Veeco, he has held a variety of roles in general management, marketing, operations and sales.
Since July 2007, Bruns has served as vice president and general manager of the Asia-Pacific Region, based in Singapore. In January 2009, he further extended his field responsibilities to include North American process equipment as senior vice president of sales and service. Prior to working at Veeco, he worked for BOC Edwards in sales and service management roles.