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19 August 2008


Emcore appoints new CFO

Emcore Corp of Albuquerque, NM, USA, which manufactures components and subsystems for the broadband, fiber optic, and solar power markets, says that its board of directors has appointed John M. Markovich as chief financial officer. Reporting to CEO Dr Hong Q. Hou, Markovich will be responsible for finance, accounting, financial planning, treasury, tax, and investor relations functions.

Emcore says that Markovich, with over 20 years of financial experience, has a strong background in operational finance, manufacturing, and debt & equity financing transactions. Prior to joining Emcore, he was executive VP & CFO of venture capital-backed solar energy company Energy Innovations Inc. Previously, he held leadership positions with several leading technology and financial services companies, including Optical Coating Laboratories Inc, Western Digital Corp, Pictos Technologies,, and Citicorp.

Interim CFO Adam Gushard will remain with Emcore as VP of finance, reporting to Markovich. Markovich brings broad operational and strategic experience to Emcore and will play a critical role in leading the firm through the execution of its business plan, says CEO Hou.

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