PHOTONIS Digital Imaging Appoints Brian Leedy as VP/GM

PHOTONIS announces the appointment of Mr. Brian Leedy as Vice President and General Manager of the Digital Imaging business unit, located in Frisco, TX (USA). Mr. Leedy will be responsible for managing the business unit and expanding its Digital Imaging market segments globally.

Frisco, TX, USA - Mr. Leedy brings more than 27 years of experience of business and engineering expertise to PHOTONIS, with experience in the aerospace, defense and commercial industries, across US and international operations. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University and grew his career through a variety of prestigious companies, including Highlight Industries, Electrovert, Perkin Elmer, Aveox, and most recently as president of Cohu Electronics, a global supplier of video cameras.

PHOTONIS USA President and CEO, Gregory W. Bell, welcomed Mr. Leedy, “Brian has extensive experience in starting, growing and integrating businesses, business units and product lines, into markets including security, surveillance, HLS, transportation, medical, and machine vision.  His success has been global, developing markets in North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, Australia and Asia.  We look forward to expanding our product sales into many of these global markets.”

Mr. Leedy also commented, “PHOTONIS has a long-standing reputation for low-light imaging and innovation.  Their ability to capitalize on the internal low-light expertise translates into an exciting line of digital imaging technology products.  The capability to see under both day and night conditions with a single solution is something this market demands and I look forward to being at the forefront of it all.”

PHOTONIS is a multinational high-technology group, with more than 40 years experience in manufacture, sales and innovation, specializing in photo sensor technology. The Group operates internationally in the Night Vision, Industrial, Scientific and Medical Imaging markets. PHOTONIS USA designs and manufactures a wide range of custom and standard components and assemblies for mass spectroscopy as well as other medical, bio-medical and scientific instruments and holds several patents in these fields.  

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