Laser Micro Industry Veteran Joins PowerPhotonic
DALGETY BAY, Scotland, June 10, 2013 — Precision micro-optics manufacturer PowerPhotonic has appointed Jason Alexander head of its North America operations.
Alexander will manage the growth of PowerPhotonic’s materials processing, defense, medical systems, optical communications and micro-optics businesses across North America from the company’s recently established micro-optics customer and technical support center in Pleasanton, Calif. (See: PowerPhotonic Opens Base in North America).
A 25-year photonics industry veteran, Alexander has held various roles at Dilas Inc., Osram Opto Semiconductors and Lightwave Electronics Corp., now part of JDSU.
“This is a very important time for the company with the recent unveiling of our new LightForge custom micro-optics fabrication service and a raft of standard product developments in the pipeline,” said Dr. Roy McBride (See: LightForge Micro-Optics Fabrication Service). The appointment is an important step in creating a support team in North America, he said.
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