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New Senior Director Biophotonics & Materials

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TOPTICA Photonics AG is pleased to announce that Dr. Holger Quast has been appointed as Senior Director Biophotonics & Materials effective October 1st, 2019.

Dr. Holger Quast will take over the strategic and operational management of TOPTICA's Biophotonics & Microscopy and Test & Measurement divisions.

He received his doctorate at the TU Berlin under Prof. Dieter Bimberg (Semiconductor Physics). During his distinguished career, Dr. Quast has been the Managing Director of SynView GmbH – a long-standing partner of TOPTICA in the field of Terahertz technology. Since 2013 he has been working for Siemens as Venture Director of the Siemens Technology Accelerator in the area of technology transfer and start-up building.

"Holger is an experienced leader with a demonstrated history of turning technology and IP into bottom line success. Together with our existing product management team and his strong professional skills, we have a strong team in order to fulfill our ambitious goals in these market segments,” says Dr. Thomas Renner, Member of Executive Board (CSO) of TOPTICA Photonics AG.

Holger is looking ahead to his new position, “I am very excited about the opportunity to join a forward-looking and technology-oriented company like TOPTICA – one of the leading laser photonics companies.
I am looking forward to using my experience in finding applications for technology to develop new offerings to market."