Implant Sciences (OTC:IMSC) reported after markets closed Thursday sales and marketing senior vice president, Bruce R. Bower, has resigned.
The high-tech supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets said Bower resigned on March 2.
Prior to his senior vice president of sales and marketing role, he also acted as strategic advisor to the company.
"As difficult as it is to accept Bruce's resignation, we completely understand and respect his decision to step away from Implant Sciences at this time,” chief executive Glenn D. Bolduc said in a statement.
"We will be forever thankful for the many contributions Bruce made to
the company, including the hiring of our professional sales force, the
development of our worldwide distribution channel, and the many
disciplines he instilled in the company's sales and marketing process."
In a separate statement, the company also announced on Thursday it
sold its QS-H150 portable explosives device to three more airports in
This marks the second recent order for aviation security in China.
Last month, the company said it sold seven QS-H150 devices to an airport
Both sales were made through Implant Sciences' Beijing-based distributor Jing An Lan Dun Sciences and Technology Co.
This followed new orders for the device from the Middle East and Japan.
systems are used by private companies and government agencies to screen
baggage, cargo, vehicles, among other objects, and people for the
detection of trace amounts of explosives.
The QS-H150 is a handheld explosives trace detector that rapidly
detects trace amounts of a number of military, commercial, and homemade
explosives. The QS-H150 uses no radioactive materials.
Implant's other main product, the Quantum Sniffer QS-B220, which was
introduced in May 2011, is a trace detector that uses ion mobility
spectrometry to identify a number of military, commercial and homemade
explosives and narcotic substances.
The benchtop explosives and narcotics detector is suited for a number
of security settings, including high-traffic airports, borders, and
In December, the QS-B220 device received CE Certification, an
important step for generating sales in Europe, and in February, achieved
ASTM E2520-07 certification.