Solid-state lighting company Xicato has appointed Tom Foster as vice president of worldwide sales. Foster brings more than 25 years of experience in high tech sales, and will assist the company in strategizing new ways to increase revenue and market share across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Prior to his start with Xicato, Foster held several sales management positions with different companies including Gigle Networks, a semiconductor company acquired by Broadcom, and DisplayLink, a company pioneering multi-monitor computing.