Latest News Reichert Technologies Names Christopher A. Thatcher Division Vice President and Business Unit Manager By Staff Monday, March 04, 2013 12:24 AM BUFFALO, N.Y.— Reichert Technologies, a unit of Ametek Ultra Precision Technologies, recently named Christopher A. Thatcher as division vice president and business unit manager. Thatcher will be based at Reichert’s headquarters here and have responsibility for Reichert’s global businesses. “I am very pleased to have Chris Thatcher join Ametek and lead our ophthalmic business unit. Chris has over 19 years of experience in developing new products and expanding into new markets with global medical device companies. He also has an extensive background in ophthalmology, having previously held executive positions at Bausch + Lomb and Allergan,” noted Bruce Wilson, vice president and general manager of Ametek Ultra Precision Technologies. “We have ambitious plans to grow our presence in the global ophthalmic market, and Chris has the ideal credentials to lead that growth,” added Wilson.