Catch the Wind Ltd., a provider of laser-based wind sensor products and technology, has announced two executive appointments: John Green has been named the company's chief financial officer, and Frederick Belen has been appointed vice president of technology and product-line management.
Green has been supporting Catch the Wind as a financial and operational consultant since early September to help the company transition from a research-and-development-focused company to a manufacturing company. He has over 20 years of executive experience, primarily at Silicon Valley-based technology companies.
Belen has been a consultant with Catch the Wind since 2008. During his career, he has held positions at the Office of the Secretary of the Navy and the Office of Naval Research, where he managed programs in shipbuilding, communications and electronics, sensors, weapons systems and vehicles. Since 2003, Belen has run a consultant firm serving a wide variety of customers, including Lockheed, General Dynamics and Textron.