David Catterall

has been promoted to managing director of Flying Pig Systems/High End Systems Europe and UK. Catterall has been in the lighting industry since 1985 and has worked in international sales for the past 15 years. He joined Flying Pig/High End in 1999 when the two companies merged. His first focus was on integration of FPS' business with HES, and then more recently he took responsibility for HES European sales.

Mike Hanson has been named technical support manager for "all things Pig" at High End Systems' Los Angeles office. Hanson has been with the company for five years, joining after his stint on the lighting crew for Metallica's 1996-97 world tour. Besides his day-to-day support in the Van Nuys office, Hanson is involved with the ongoing Wholehog® console training seminars, and helps out as programmer for a number of touring and television events.