May 30, 2003 – Advanced MicroSensors Inc. (AMS) has hired Hirokazu Tamura as its chief technical officer, according to a news release.
Tamura joins the Shrewsbury, Mass.-based maker of MEMS devices and tape drive recording components from Fitel Technologies, where he served as vice president in charge of R&D on MEMS and other technologies. He also worked for 20 years at Furukawa Electric Technologies. He received his Ph.D. in engineering from Kyoto University in Japan.
He replaces Alan Sidman, vice president of MEMS business and corporate consultant engineer.