Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Salient Systems expands Asian presence

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Li Rose Cheng, a Senior System Software Engineer at Portec Rail Products Inc. subsidiary Salient Systems Inc. since 1997, has been promoted to Vice President, Business Development-Asia, with responsibility for all portec.jpgfacets of Salient’s business in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and the Pacific Rim. Her duties developing Salient’s expanded presence in Asia include directing sales and marketing activities as well as establishing operations and service capabilities “necessary to deliver systems and services in this region,” the company said. A native of Mainland China, Cheng will continue to be based in Dublin, though she will spend significant time in Asia.

Cheng holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Zhejiang University, an M.S. Chemical Engineering from the University of Dayton, and an M.S. in Computer Science from Franklin University.

“Salient Systems recently received new customer orders from China, and Li Rose Cheng was instrumental in this successful penetration into this rapidly growing market for our Fault Detection products,” said Portec Rail Products Inc. President and CEO Richard Jarosinski. “We are excited about the future business opportunities in Asia that she will develop.”