- nLight Appoints Jim Haden as COO
nLight Corp. of Vancouver, Wash., a supplier of high-power semiconductor lasers and high-performance fibers, announced that Jim Haden has been named chief operating officer (COO). Haden most recently served as director of operations and product line development at Coherent Inc. Prior to that, Haden was the director of operations at JDSU. Haden began his career at SDL in 1988.