Bonard to Manage 3S French Subsidiary
PARIS, April 18, 2011 — 3S Photonics Group announced the nomination of Jean-Michel Bonard as its managing director in France, as well as the creation of three new transversal positions within the group’s board.
Bonard joined the company in 2009 as deputy general manager in charge of company operations. In addition, he was responsible for the finance department. Prior to joining the group, he worked at Katun Corp. and GE Capital Finance, and he created JMB Conseils, a financial consulting firm for telecom and IT companies.
To strengthen the collaboration between its entities, the company has created three transversal and strategic positions within its board: Jean-Pierre Hirtz, business development director; Geoffroy Morel, chief financial officer; and Fotis Konstantinidis, vice president of sales.
The announcement follows the company’s February 2010 acquisition of Avensys Inc., based in Canada. To reinforce its international position, 3S Photonics has also launched a policy for diversification, geographical expansion and strategic partnerships.
3S Photonics designs, develops and markets optical components and modules, and modules based on optical fiber. Through its subsidiary Avensys Solutions, it provides environmental and industrial process surveillance.
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