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EPIC Names Recipients of Lifetime Achievement, CEO Awards

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JUAN-LES-PINS, France, April 18, 2024 — The European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) has named the winners of the EPIC Lifetime Achievement Award and the EPIC CEO Award. Viacheslav Artyushenko was named as the recipient of the EPIC Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions and leadership in the optical fiber industry. Artyushenkois is founder and CEO of art photonics GmbH, a manufacturer of fiber cables, bundles, and spectroscopy probes for industrial, medical, and scientific applications. The company was acquired last year by the Nynomic Group.
Viacheslav Artyushenko, recipient of the 2024 EPIC Lifetime Achievement Award. Courtesy of EPIC.
Viacheslav Artyushenko, recipient of the 2024 EPIC Lifetime Achievement Award. Courtesy of EPIC.

Also at EPIC's Annual General Meeting 2024, the consortium named Axel Kupisiewicz, founder and CEO of LASEA, recipient of the EPIC CEO Award for leadership and contributions to the photonics industry. LASEA specializes in manufacturing micromachining machines that enable precision cutting, marking, engraving, and drilling. Its main sectors include medical, watchmaking, and electronics, with prestigious clients worldwide, including two GAFAMs.
Axel Kupisiewicz, recipient of the 2024 EPIC CEO Award. Courtesy of EPIC.
Axel Kupisiewicz, recipient of the 2024 EPIC CEO Award. Courtesy of EPIC.

During its Annual General Meeting 2023, EPIC confirmed the selection of Shahida Imani, CEO of Chromacity, to its board of directors. Additionally, the consortium named Håkan Karlsson as the recipient of the EPIC CEO Award 2023. Karlsson is head of the photonics division at HÜBNER Group and CEO of Cobolt. EPIC also recognized Kestutis Jasiunas, chairman of the board of EKSPLA, with the EPIC Lifetime Achievement Award for his leadership in the laser industry.

Published: April 2024
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