IntexyS Names CFO and VP Engineering

IntexyS Photonics SA
2007-09-05 08:46 770

Management Team Expands as New Optical Link Products Debut

TOULOUSE, France, Sept. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ --

IntexyS Photonics SA, a leader of integrated optical modules for telecommunications, data communications, defense and avionics, announced Kevin Taylor as chief financial officer and Jiashu Chen as vice president of engineering with both appointments effective in third quarter. The executives strengthen the French company's growing management team as new products are scheduled to debut at ECOC 2007. In Q2, IntexyS had named Terry Thomas as VP of sales and marketing to drive commercial growth of high bandwidth optical interconnects.

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Kevin Taylor joined IntexyS in early September, and leads the company's finance and administration. He reports directly to CEO and co-founder Jean-Charles Garcia, and operates from the Toulouse headquarters.

Prior to joining IntexyS, Mr. Taylor served as CFO for 15 years with companies including Dane-Elec Memory, an assembler and distributor of DRAM and Flash memory modules; Pertec, a designer and manufacturer of data storage systems; and Lectra Systemes, a CAD/CAM systems manufacturer. In addition, he has nine years of international audit experience with two Big Four accountancy and professional service firms, Price Waterhouse in Paris and Arthur Young & Co. in England.

As VP of Engineering, Jiashu Chen joined IntexyS in July, responsible for design and development of optoelectronic modules and subassemblies. Dr. Chen is based at the IntexyS' office in Sunnyvale, California directly reporting to CEO Garcia.

Dr. Chen previously held engineering and technical manager positions with Finisar Corporation, Agere Systems, and Lucent Technologies. He brings over 20 years of experience in research and development for hardware and software solutions, including optoelectronics, embedded system architecture, and large scale telecommunications media servers.

"We are excited to have industry experts such as Kevin, Jiashu and Terry to develop the financial, technical and commercial strategies to bring our innovative, 'system-in-a-package' products to market," said CEO Garcia.

About IntexyS

IntexyS Photonics SA designs, manufactures and markets highly integrated optical-electronic modules for high speed applications based on its well patented and industrial proven flip chip hybridization technology. The company provides multi-standard compliant transmitter and receiver solutions for serial and parallel optical interconnects. Headquartered in Toulouse, France, IntexyS Photonics has a joint R&D laboratory with the CEA/LETI in Grenoble, France and a U.S. commercial and engineering office in Sunnyvale, Calif.

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