Teem Photonics has appointed Jacques Bourgoin as director of North American Sales and Marketing, responsible for passively Q-switched microchip lasers and related products.
He has more than 20 years of experience in the laser and electro-optics industry, serving diverse markets, including bio-analytical instrumentation, semiconductor equipment, materials processing, graphics and multiple markets related to defence. Over the past nine years, Bourgoin has been developing OEM accounts for the Commercial Laser Division of JDS Uniphase. Prior to joining JDSU, he has held sales management positions in the semiconductor equipment industry (Tencor France and Submicron Systems Europe).
Previously, he managed sales development at Spectra Physics (now Newport Corporation), with additional experience in manufacturing as systems engineering manager.