12 October 2010


Emcore appoints chief financial officer

The board of directors of Emcore Corp of Albuquerque, NM, USA, which makes components, subsystems and systems for the fiber-optic and solar power markets, has appointed Mark Weinswig as chief financial officer, reporting to CEO Dr Hong Q. Hou and responsible for the firm's finance and accounting functions.

“Mark brings a broad background of both finance and accounting, as well as a deep understanding of the fiber-optics industry,” comments Hou.

Weinswig previously held leadership positions as controller, executive VP of business development, and interim CFO with technology firms including Coherent Inc and Avanex Corp (now Oclaro Inc). He was previously at Morgan Stanley's Institutional Equity Research Group, covering the telecoms equipment industry, and at PriceWaterhouseCoopers as an auditor. Weinswig received an MBA from the University of Santa Clara and a BS in business administration from Indiana University. He has also earned CFA and CPA designations.

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