Director of Sales and Marketing
Bob brings over 35 years of Sales and Marketing leadership to Princeton Infrared Technologies. He has served in executive capacities with several high growth companies in the photonics industry, including Sensors Unlimited, EG&G and PD-LD, through each of their successful mergers and acquisitions. With specialties in spectroscopic and imaging applications, Bob will establish the PIRT sales network and product roadmap strategies.
He was previously the Executive Vice-President of Business Development at PD-LD, Inc. from 2012 to 2017. Mr. Struthers served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Sensors Unlimited Inc. and served as its Director of Sales & Marketing. Mr. Struthers directed the rapid sales growth of Sensors Unlimited, Inc.'s telecom and imaging products. In this role, he was responsible for all sales and strategic forecasting. Mr. Struthers began his career in the photonics industry with EG&G Inc. in 1978 and led sales organizations for 11 divisions of the EG&G, for over 18 years. In this position he developed sales growth plans for a diverse line of products and customers. His direct involvement in markets including machine vision, infrared sensing, biomedical instrumentation and fiberoptic instruments have made a great contribution to the Sensors Unlimited sales team. Under his direction, annual revenues have increased from $5 million to $30 million in only three years. In 1997, he joined Sensors Unlimited, Inc. and established a Sales and Marketing team leading it to global leadership position in short-wave infrared spectroscopy and imaging markets. He received his Electronics Engineering education from Ohio Institute of Technology in 1974.