LightPath expands infrared optics group

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LightPath Technologies, a manufacturer, distributor and integrator of patented optical components and assemblies, has announced the expansion of its infrared optics group with the addition of Glenn Breeze as worldwide infrared sales manager, a newly created position. He will lead worldwide commercialisation and sales efforts for the company’s infrared products.

Breeze has more than 30 years' experience in sales, marketing and business development, including direct experience in the infrared, advanced technical materials, and optical markets. He previously held executive level business development and technical sales positions in finished infrared optical components and lens assemblies which are integrated into multiple-sensor camera systems for defense, security, reconnaissance, and commercial applications. Most recently, he was director of sales and marketing for Ophir Optics (now Newport Corporation).

'The addition of Glenn Breeze to our team strengthens our molded infrared optic business, which represents a significant component of our growth strategy,' said Jim Gaynor, CEO of LightPath. 'Glenn’s impressive track record of delivering sales growth within our addressable markets, as well as his demand creation and sales leadership experience, complement our existing strengths in product development and manufacturing. His experience and knowledge of the infrared market is a tremendous asset that we expect will enhance our prospects for future success.'