Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) August 29, 2013
AdValue Photonics, a leading manufacturer of 2-micron fiber lasers for the scientific, materials processing and medical markets, announced today that Scott Dunbar has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. In this new role, Mr. Dunbar will be responsible for the sales and marketing, operations and engineering for AdValue Photonics’ industry leading products.
Mr. Dunbar has over 25 years of general management, operations and engineering leadership experience in the laser, optics and data storage industries. He served as General Manager of the Newport / Spectra-Physics laser diode business located in Tucson, AZ and later became the General Manager of the Oclaro laser diode business. Previously he was Vice President & General Manager of New Focus and held several senior leadership positions with increasing responsibility in the data storage industry with IBM and Read-Rite. “Along with Scott’s strong background in the laser and optics industry, he has successfully helped scale several technology businesses into global industry leaders,” said Shibin Jiang, President of AdValue Photonics.
“I am thrilled to be joining the AdValue team at this exciting time in the company’s history,” said Mr. Dunbar. “AdValue has a strong reputation for delivering innovative and ground breaking technology like the 2-micron mode-locked fiber laser that won the prestigious R&D 100 award in 2012. We are now expanding our focus to several industrial and medical markets where 2-micron light offers some unique advantages and provides innovative solutions to our customers.”
About AdValue Photonics
AdValue Photonics is a leading manufacturer of 2-micron fiber lasers for the scientific, materials processing and medical markets. Founded in 2007, with a reputation for delivering groundbreaking products based on its innovative technology, the company utilizes its expertise in specialty glasses and fibers to optimize the performance and reliability of its fiber lasers.
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