, a maker of removable data storage, named Subodh Kulkarni vice president of research and development and manufacturing, effective immediately.
Earlier, Kulkarni was vice president, R&D, for Imation.
Simultaneously, the Oakdale, Minn.-based company announced it will combine its manufacturing and R&D functions into one organization designed to more rapidly develop and commercialize new products and technologies.
"The combination of development and manufacturing under the proven technology leadership of Dr.Kulkarni provides even closer alignment of critical activities, resulting in faster time-to-market for new products," the company said.
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