News | June 21, 2012

Mobius Photonics Welcomes New Board Member

Mobius Photonics, an innovative producer of short pulsed fiber laser sources (IR, UV and visible wavelengths), has named Kohei Yamashita to its board of directors.

“We are pleased to welcome Kohei Yamashita to the Mobius Photonics board of directors,” said Kiyomi Monro, Mobius Photonics CEO. “Mr. Yamashita was an early investor in Mobius and he continues to support our funding activity. As a board member, he brings decades of experience in key areas such as investment strategy, customer engagement, developing manufacturing capability, and company growth management. We look forward to gaining from his unique perspective and guidance.”

Kohei Yamashita’s extensive business experience spans industries from real estate to ceramic products manufacturing. He is currently president and CEO of Kokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd. and holds CEO and other senior positions at several of its affiliated companies. Mr. Yamashita is a founder of companies such as Kokyo Building Maintenance Co., Ltd. and Japan Medical Services, Inc., among others. He is also chairman of the non-profit organization Japan Medics Support.

About Mobius Photonics
Founded in 2005, Mobius Photonics, Inc. produces fiber-based laser sources for applications ranging from material processing for solar cell manufacturing, semiconductor fabrication and assembly, and flat panel display manufacturing, to scientific uses such as super-resolution microscopy. The Mobius Photonics team combines in-depth understanding of customer needs with manufacturing experience, and pushes the state-of-the-art by working in close collaboration with suppliers and customers around the world.

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