Mr. Orsila continues as chairman and leaves operational role at Modulight

Tampere 18th Aug 2006, Modulight announces re-election of Mr. Seppo Orsila as chairman of the board and his withdrawal from operational role as CFO & VP Marketing at Modulight. As a founder and long-term chairman of Modulight Mr. Orsila has been in a pivotal role in the development of the company to one of the leading laser diode manufacturers in Europe with established customer base and multi-million euros order backlog. As a re-elected chairman he continues to contribute to the strategic planning of the company.

“I have enjoyed working at Modulight very much and overseeing many succesful projects in which I was fortunate to have the full support from the excellent team of Modulight. My decision stems from personal career aspirations and opportunity to experience different type of responsibility, business and organization to further develop myself. I also hope that the change will provide more room for our new emerging talent to rise and blossom as they take increasing amount of responsibility in the current climate of high growth and constantly diversifying product range of Modulight “, Mr. Orsila says.

About Modulight, Inc.

Modulight, Inc. provides value-added solutions to optical applications for industrial, communication, medical, space, and defense industries. Modulight products include various types of lasers from visible to infrared wavelengths with output power levels from milliwats to over hundreds of watts. Modulight provides also laser solutions from design and manufacturing of laser diodes to OEM-based optical sub-systems and turnkey laser systems. Modulight owns and operates a semiconductor fab in Tampere, Finland and has fully owned subsidiary Modulight USA located in San Jose, California.

Contact information

Modulight, Inc.
Anca Guina
Manager, Product Promotion
Tel: +358 20 743 9000
Fax: +358 20 743 9009