The Light Brigade
, a fiber optic training provider, has appointed Dario De Paolis as its vice president and general manager, responsible for strategic development and management of worldwide operations. He has served as director of worldwide sales of a Fluke Corp. division of Danaher Corp. and was the business unit manager and director of sales operations for AMPAC. Most recently, he worked at PartMiner Worldwide Inc. as vice president of worldwide component sales. The Light Brigade of Tukwila, Wash., offers public and custom classes on fiber optic design, maintenance and testing, and produces educational DVDs and CDs.