BOTHELL, Wash., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lumera Corporation,
(Nasdaq: LMRA), has named executive finance veteran Peter Biere to the
position of Chief Financial Officer. Biere brings more than 25 years of
corporate finance experience during a career spanning the high tech, software,
e-commerce, retail distribution, natural resources and food products
"We're thrilled to add Peter to Lumera's executive management team," said
Lumera CEO Thomas D. Mino. "His financial experience and operational
discipline come to Lumera at exactly the right time in the development of the
company. His level of expertise will be of significant benefit as we begin to
shift from a primarily research driven company, one that offers important
products derived from our proprietary technologies."
Biere will lead all of Lumera's financial functions including its
accounting, treasury and cash management, financial reporting, investor
relations and information systems.
Prior to joining Lumera, he served as interim CEO for Seattle-based
Entrees Inc. and as Chief Financial Officer for Locate Networks and for
publicly-traded Multiple Zones, where he led their Initial Public Offering.
He has also held senior financial management positions with Plum Creek Timber
Company and El Paso Natural Gas Company. He is a graduate of the University
Lumera was founded in 2000 and has developed substantial expertise in
nanotechnology to develop polymer materials and products based on those
materials for a broad range of applications, including wireless antennas and
systems, biotechnology disposables, electro-optic devices and polymer-based
products for government applications.
Lumera is an emerging leader in the field of nanotechnology. The company
designs proprietary molecular structures and polymer compounds for a broad
range of electro-optic, RF and specialty coating applications. The company
also has developed proprietary processes for fabricating such devices. For
more information, visit: http://www.lumera.com/
SOURCE Lumera Corporation