Ocean Optics Appoints New President

Kevin Chittim takes helm at photonics manufacturer

16-Sep-2011 - USA

Ocean Optics has appointed Kevin Chittim to the position of company President. Chittim’s appointment follows the move of former President Robert Randelman to Divisional Chief Executive for Ocean Optics’ parent company, Halma p.l.c.

Kevin Chittim

Kevin Chittim, President. of Ocean Optics.

Prior to his appointment at Ocean Optics, Chittim served as Chief Executive Officer at sister Halma company, Labsphere. During his tenure at Labsphere, Chittim led the company through a period of explosive growth, including a successful merger with SphereOptics in 2010, and establishment of a wholly owned subsidiary in Shanghai, China. Before joining Labsphere in 2007, he held executive positions at Radiant Imaging, Melles Griot, Newport and Spectra Physics.

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