Universal Instruments has announced new key management appointments to roles that head up its European operation and direct the development of its market-leading flagship surface mount placement range. Brad Bennett is moving to Europe to take overall responsibility for the territory in the capacity of Director, European Operations. Taking over Bennett's former role as Director, GSM Platform Products is Peter Bollinger. A European national, Bollinger is currently responsible for Universal's enterprise-wide software productivity suite. Reporting to Bollinger will be Matt Tiberia as Manager, GSM Applications, and Shawn Robinson as Manager, GSM Product Sales.