NORTHVALE, N.J., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Photonic Products Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PHPG) is pleased to announce that Amy Eskilson has joined the organization as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Ms. Eskilson comes to PPGI with a wealth of experience in the photonics sector. Eskilson, who was with Thorlabs, Inc. prior to joining PPGI, served as Director of Business Development for the photonic components catalog. In this role she worked closely with senior management of photonics companies worldwide, premier university research groups and government entities. Eskilson is also well known as a highly committed customer advocate.
According to Eskilson, the decision to join Photonic Products Group was based on the desire to work with a small focused team to build an organization with a unique and powerful set of photonic capabilities, and said, "I am looking forward to deploying my diverse set of skills and experiences in business building at PPGI. The fit with the team here was an excellent one, right from the outset. I see opportunity everywhere at PPGI, and our customers will benefit from the team's harnessing those opportunities."
Joe Rutherford, Photonic Products Group's CEO, said of the addition, "Amy's wealth of knowledge in components, materials and the markets PPGI serves will be an excellent addition to our organization. Her proven track record in organizational development and leadership will help PPGI achieve its' objectives."
Photonic Products Group, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets products and services for use in diverse photonics industry sectors. Originally founded as INRAD, the novel crystalline products company, Photonic Products Group, Inc. is now a vertically integrated organization specializing in crystal-based optical components and devices, custom optical components from both glass and metal, and precision optical and opto-mechanical assemblies. Manufacturing capabilities include solution and high temperature crystal growth, extensive optical fabrication capabilities, including precision diamond turning and the ability to handle large substrates, optical coatings and extensive in-process metrology. PPGI's customers include leading corporations in the defense, aerospace, laser systems, process control and metrology sectors of the photonics industry, as well as the U.S. Government, National Laboratories and Universities worldwide.
SOURCE Photonic Products Group, Inc.