Jena, Germany – In order to provide the best possible service to its customer base, LASOS has restructured its approach to the North American market. Having formerly utilized a Distributor, the company will now serve the region directly. Lynn Strickland, a seasoned industry veteran in lasers and optics, has been retained by LASOS for the purposes of Business Development and Customer Support in the territory, with a base in San Diego, CA.
Dr. Juergen Meyer, CEO and Managing Director for LASOS states “the North American market presents tremendous growth opportunity, and Mr. Strickland’s experience and track record will certainly help us serve existing and new customers with their laser needs.” Strickland, with over 30 years in the Photonics industry, has held senior-level positions in General Management, Business Development, Product Management and Technical Marketing for firms including IDEX Corporation, Melles Griot, CVI Laser Optics and Coherent.
“Without an intermediary Distributor” Dr. Meyer continues, “our ability to streamline communications and provide high-value solutions will be greatly enhanced. Strickland adds “LASOS is extremely well positioned, with an outstanding product portfolio, excellent quality, on-time delivery and a stable business structure that is completely dedicated to the laser business.”
For more than 20 years, LASOS has designed, developed and manufactured robust and reliable gas, diode and diode-pumped solid-state lasers from the ultraviolet to the near-infrared. With special focus on OEM applications in Biophotonics, Microscopy, Raman Spectroscopy and Holography, LASOS is the world’s largest OEM supplier for laser scanning microscopy. The company’s purpose-built facility is situated in Jena, Germany, a world center for photonics innovation and expertise.