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REO named Alistair Heppell as Sales Representative in Switzerland, the UK and Scandinavia.


Heppell Photonics provides optical technical expertise and focus for our customers.

Research Electro-Optics, producers of high performance optics and laser components and assemblies, announced that they have appointed Alistair Heppell, Chief Executive of Heppell Photonics as its sales representative in the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Scandinavia.

“Bringing Alistair onto the REO team will help enhance our responsiveness and further develop REO’s presence in these countries,” stated CEO and President Paul Kelly.  “With his experience in the European market, his optical technical expertise and relationships with key players, Alistair’s contribution to REO will be very valuable.”

Alistair Heppell has been working in engineering and optics for over a decade.  From 2006 to 2007, he was responsible for various project planning and manufacturing engineering efforts at Gooch and Housego.  In 2008 he was promoted to Product Manager and Key Account Manager.  In 2013 he formed Heppell Photonics in Altstatten, Switzerland.  The company acts as a critical link between Research Electro-Optics and our customers.  Heppell Photonics will focus on servicing the laser, aerospace/defense and medical markets and is in a unique position to offer assistance in the optimization of both customer designs and the resulting manufacturing.

REO produces the full spectrum of high precision thin film coatings, optics and opto-mechanical assemblies for the ultraviolet, visible and infrared. Located in Boulder, CO, the company primarily services medium to high volume OEMs including manufacturers of defense and aerospace systems, laser systems, semiconductor tools, medical systems, life sciences instrumentation and telecom equipment.  REO is a privately held company.  For more information, contact Ed Yousse, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, at +1-303-245-4341 e-mail Edy@reoinc.com, www.reoinc.com.

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