Evans & Sutherland Computer Corp. has appointed Jerry Clay as vice president of sales for its computer division, based in Mountain View, Calif.

Clay is a veteran in the marketing and sales of high technology computer products and systems, and is especially well-qualified to direct E&S's sales program for its new supercomputer, said Jean-Yves Leclerc, president of the E&S computer division, which is devloping the new machine.Clay will be responsible for North American sales and service of the new E&S supercomputer - a general purpose supercomputer that will provide peak levels of performance and interactive processing in a multi-user environment.

Prior to joining E&S, Clay was with Astronautics Corp. of America, where he was in charge of marketing a new scientific mini-supercomputer. Before that, Clay was president of Field Marketing Inc.