Vincent Leboucher is new president of HGH Group
HGH Group has appointed Vincent Leboucher as president. He succeeds Thierry Campos who is retiring after being in the post since 2001.
Leboucher, aged 40 years, graduated from the Institut d'Optique Graduate School in 2002 and joined HGH in 2003 as an electro-optics engineer. His progression within the company saw him take on the position of Head of Research & Development in 2010 and Deputy General Manager in 2018.
During Campos’ time leading HGH the company launched its Wide Area Surveillance product line and the development of its international sales with growth in Asia and North America. In 2016, HGH acquired the electro-optics test and measurement specialist Electro Optical Industries in California, US. Then in 2018 the Carlyle Group acquired a majority stake in the group.
HGH was founded in 1982. It develops and sells optoelectronic and infrared systems and software for surveillance applications, test and measurement and industrial thermography in different end-markets. The company operates two research and development and assembly sites in the Optics Valley near Paris, France and in California, US. The company provides solutions to clients across 40 countries through two recognised brands, HGH Infrared Systems and Electro Optical Industries (EOI).