April 15, 2005 — Nanometrics Inc. (Nasdaq:NANO), a supplier of metrology equipment, named Quentin Wright to the newly created position of chief accounting officer, reporting to President and CEO John Heaton.
Wright will be primarily responsible for managing Nanometrics’ compliance processes, including compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, according to a news release, and his long-term responsibilities will be to help ensure Nanometrics maintains effective financial accounting mechanisms. He will work alongside CFO Paul Nolan.
Prior to joining Nanometrics, Wright held the post of director of accounting for Adaptec Inc. Before Adaptec, Wright was the corporate controller for Vascular Therapeutics Inc. He has also held controller posts with ALZA Corp. and Micrographic Technology Corp.