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04-06-2010, SCHOTT North America

SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging Appoints Karl Martinson as Defense Division Manager

Position located in Southbridge, Mass.
April 6, 2010 (Southbridge, MA) -- The Lighting and Imaging Business Unit of SCHOTT North America, Inc. proudly announces the appointment of Karl Martinson as the Defense Division Manager.

Martinson is a graduate of UMASS Lowell and brings to SCHOTT 18 years of experience in the optics industry, most recently at Jenoptik Optical Systems.

“SCHOTT brings the highest-quality fiber optics to night vision systems of any supplier in the world,” said Martinson. “My career has focused on cutting-edge technology, and I’ll be bringing that experience to bear in developing new markets and growing this business within SCHOTT.”

Martinson has previously held executive roles in Sales/Marketing, Business Development, and General Management at companies such as Jenoptik, Janos Technology, Corning, and Thermo Electron. He comes to SCHOTT from his most recent position as the General Manager, MA Operations / Business Development Manager, Infrared Systems North America at Jenoptik Optical Systems.

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