Universal Instrument Corp. has announced the appointment of Eric Kan to the position of vice president for its Asia region, thus enhancing the company's commitment to this major growth area. The appointment of Kan is aimed at extending Universal's presence in the expanding Asian marketplace. Asia, and China in particular, has long been identified as being of high strategic importance to the future growth strategy of Universal. This appointment will increase the level of local executive authority for the company in Asia, a measure that will both safeguard and drive its future development there.

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