Velan Inc. has appointed Duc Tran as its new vice-president, engineering. Tran will be a key member of the company's senior management team and is succeeding Gil Perez, who has assumed a new mandate as vice-president, product technology and strategic initiatives. He will report directly to president and CEO Yves Leduc.
Duc Tran is a Canadian citizen and has been living in the U.S. since 1999. He has held successive senior leadership roles at other global valve companies, where he has gained a deep knowledge and experience in valve engineering and technology commercialization, as well as pressure control products.