Seppo Orsila nominated as CEO of Modulight

Palo Alto, California & Tampere FINLAND, 10th September 2019 – Modulight, Inc., a leading biomedical & semiconductor laser manufacturer, announced today nomination of Mr. Seppo Orsila as President & Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Orsila’s nomination is effective immediately. Dr. Petteri Uusimaa will simultaneously move to new role as Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Modulight, Inc.

The changes in leadership are part of continuous development as company continues to progress at accelerating pace. Dr. Uusimaa and Mr. Orsila continue to lead the company jointly as business partners and the largest shareholders.

“I’m truly excited about the steps we’ve taken in the recent years and see this transformation as yet another opportunity to help us serve customers even better as we continue to scale the business rapidly”, says Seppo Orsila, Chairman & CEO of Modulight, and continues: “Petteri’s role has been instrumental in the development of the company and going forward I trust that we will see even greater contribution from him as we scale up the business together.”

Petteri Uusimaa comments: ”I believe this change will help us to accelerate the growth even faster. This involves also adoption of complementary technologies along with our current capabilities where I believe my long term experience on Modulight’s core technologies and strengths turns out to be valuable.”

About Modulight, Inc.

Modulight, Inc. is a leading biomedical laser company for genetics, oncology, and ophtalmology. Modulight products are used by many pharmaceutical companies as well as leading cancer centers in the world to cure, develop, and diagnose the most demanding indications and therapies. While the majority of Modulight’s products are sold in the US, the company is proud of their loyal customer base spanning over the entire globe. Modulight’s support extends beyond the hardware – every week Modulight lasers are installed, trained and calibrated in various hospitals around the world.

Modulight team is also assisting number of customers with most demanding regulatory and quality topics. Modulight is also often called when completely new, ground-breaking technology is needed. With 15 years and more than 1 million lasers manufactured, Modulight offers laser products and services from chip to complete turnkey laser solution, at wavelengths from visible to infrared. Modulight is one of the few medical laser companies who actually manufactures lasers. Visit our fab virtually, or even better, set up a visit to our world class laser fab.

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