CAD/CAM supplier Gerber Technology yesterday announced it has filled four key positions in its product management and global marketing organisations.

Hal Osthus has been named executive director of product management, overseeing development of Gerber Technology's hardware, software and service products. Hal joined Gerber Technology in 1984 and most recently held the post of director, hardware product management.

Todd Rhodes has been appointed director, hardware systems product management, joining from sister company Gerber Coburn, where he was director, product management.

Todd will oversee product management for four of Gerber Technology's hardware-based product lines: multi-ply cutters, spreaders, single-ply cutters, and plotters & peripherals.

Jessica Hunt joins Gerber Technology as regional marketing manager, Americas. In this role she will oversee the development and implementation of the regional marketing plan for the Americas, including direct marketing and telemarketing initiatives.

Finally, Cheryl Tuttle joins Gerber Technology as public relations specialist, responsible for management of Gerber Technology's public relations activities worldwide.