JPSA Laser names new president

Charlie Cuneo takes over responsibilities as president from Jeffery Sercel who will continue at the company as chairman and chief scientist

Cuneo is a graduate of Yale University and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School where he concentrated on marketing and international business. He was most recently executive vice president of ERG Global, a company providing interim and temporary executive management resources to companies worldwide. Prior to this position, he was COO of Gibson Guitars of Nashville, TN. He has served as president and chief operating officer for software company NeuMath Inc. Cuneo was also president and chief operating officer for Unitek Benchmark, a manufacturer of hermetic sealing systems for microelectronics, a subsidiary of laser manufacturer Unitek Miyachi Corp. Cuneo has held management positions for several other technology companies in the Northeast including Waters, Millipore Corporation, ADE Corporation, Credence Systems, and Teradyne Inc.

"We are pleased to welcome Charles Cuneo as the new leader of our executive team here at JPSA Laser," said Jeffrey P. Sercel, chairman of JPSA Laser. "His experience in growing technology companies and in building highly effective global businesses is exactly what we are looking for in a president as we continue the rapid growth of our businesses."

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