Photonics industry veteran Paul Kelly has been appointed president and CEO of REO of Boulder, Colo., a high-volume precision optical solutions manufacturer. Kelly has more than 25 years of experience managing and growing high-technology businesses. Before joining REO, he served as president of machine vision solutions provider Microscan. “Paul has unmatched knowledge, skill and experience in directing companies whose products are based in photonics technology,” said Robert Knollenberg, REO founder. REO expects that Kelly will be able to further accelerate the growth it has experienced over the past 10 years.