Kotura Adds CTO

Silicon photonics company Kotura appoints Mehdi Asghari as CTO

March 28, 2006

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MONTEREY PARK, Calif. -- Kotura, Inc., a leading supplier of silicon photonics products, today announced the appointment of Mehdi Asghari, Ph.D. as Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Asghari joined Kotura to lead the company's technology and product development activities.

Dr. Asghari brings to Kotura over 15 years of progressive engineering and management experience within the silicon photonics and optoelectronics industries. Most recently, Dr. Asghari served as Vice President of Research and Development of Bookham, Inc., where he was responsible for the research, development, and manufacturing transfer activities behind all of Bookham's silicon-based technologies and products.

"Mehdi's extensive background and broad experience in silicon photonics and optoelectronics, and his proven track record in developing and commercializing innovative technologies and products, make him a key addition to our company," said Jean-Louis Malinge, Kotura's Chief Executive Officer. "We are very pleased to have such an experienced industry veteran join the Kotura executive team."

Kotura Inc.

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