Kalle Palomaki nominated to Modulight Board

Tampere, Finland Jun 20th 2013Modulight, Inc., an ISO13485:2003 certified laser manufacturer based in Tampere, Finland and San Jose, CA, announced nomination of Mr. Kalle Palomaki to company’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Palomäki brings to Modulight board his extensive experience in international sales. He has a background in sales and general management in the area of Information Technology and is currently Senior Vice President at Efecte.

Kalle’s nomination is effective immediate and he’ll assume board membership as non-executive director.

Mr. Palomäki’s nomination follows Dr. Hubert Jouve’s retirement from the board . Dr. Jouve will continue as active shareholder and senior advisor to the Board.

“I am excited to welcome Kalle to Modulight Board. His expertise particularly in services sales and defining winning customer solutions will be instrumental in next steps of Modulight journey.”, says Seppo Orsila Chairman of Modulight and continues: “Finally it is my great pleasure on behalf of the entire company and its shareholders to thank Hubert for his great service to the company over more than a decade of active participation. Without Hubert’s guidance and expertise the company wouldn’t be where it is today.”

“I am excited to join Modulight’s board of directors”, Kalle Palomaki says and continues “Modulight has a long history for building cutting edge laser products for various industry sectors and the company is in a very interesting stage for new growth. I look forward to building Modulight’s services business model and growing company’s international business”.

About Modulight, Inc.

Modulight, Inc. provides laser solutions to medical, display, projection, industrial, space, and defense industries. Modulight products include various types of lasers from visible to infrared wavelengths with output power levels from milliwats to 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 an ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO13485 certified 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