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Teem Photonics appoints new supervisory board chairman

Teem Photonics™, the leader in Passively Q-Switched Microlasers as well as Photonics Integrated Circuits based on the ioNext technology, has appointed Pascal Langlois as Chairman of the supervisory board.

With more than 25 years in senior management positions in the industry, Mr. Langlois brings extensive executive experience in leading international businesses with proven track record in corporate transformations as well as of developing, managing and growing international high technology businesses in various industry segments, including automotive, wireless communication, consumer and industrial across the globe.

Most recently, Langlois was President and CEO of Tronics Microsystems a Mems company he has successfully introduced on Euronext Stock market in February 2015 and which was acquired by TDK Group end of 2016. Prior to that he was Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at ST-Ericsson and from 2006, Founder of NXP and part of the executive management team responsible for global commercial operations. He was previously with Philips Semiconductors BV, where he served in various capacities, including Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for multimarket products and Vice President/General Manager of the automotive global market segment. He also worked with National Semiconductors, and VLSI Technology, where he was last General Manager of Asia Pacific, Europe & Japan Operations.

“We are delighted to bring onboard as Chairman, someone of the caliber of Pascal Langlois. He has the experience we need to take advantage of the current photonics and laser market opportunities and support Teem Photonics™ to the next level of corporate transformation,” said Antoine Kevorkian CEO and Founder of Teem Photonics™.

“Pascal brings to Teem Photonics™ great experience in the fast-moving technology sector just as the company starts a new venture and expands its businesses. We were fortunate to find someone with his combination of talents to lead the company supervisory board in the next phase of company development,” added Jean Marc Bally Managing Partner at Aster Capital.

“Teem Photonics™ has been very successfully repositioned in the past few years and I look forward to support further developing its next steps and technological leadership, engineering expertise, and manufacturing capabilities,” said Langlois. “The industrial, Life science, Lidar and Datacoms market segments Teem Photonics™ is addressing based on its unique set of technologies are growing very fast and there are numerous opportunities to further grow the company .”

Teem Photonics™ is a privately-held company based near Grenoble, France. Spun off from the GeeO consortium and founded in 1998, Teem Photonics™ is the leader in passively Q-switched microlasers as well as Photonics Integrated Circuits based on ion exchange technology.

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