Emcore Names Market Boss

Matt Louis, from JDS Uniphase, to be Director of Sales and Marketing for Fiber Optic Division

October 11, 2001

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SOMERSET, N.J. -- EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ: EMKR - news), a leading provider of semiconductor technologies for global communications, has announced the appointment of Matt Louis as Director of Sales and Marketing for its Fiber Optic Division. EMCORE also announced the assumption of direct sales and marketing responsibility for its 12 X 1.25Gbps fiber optic transmitter and receiver modules and its VSR OC-192 transponder module from JDS Uniphase. Formerly Business Development and Strategic Marketing Manager for JDS Uniphase, Matt Louis joins EMCORE to lead its marketing and sales effort for EMCORE's new family of high speed parallel optical products designed to provide customers with the speed, performance and reliability required to drive their data throughput. While at JDS Uniphase, Matt Louis was responsible for the overall marketing and sales efforts of EMCORE's products as well as JDS Uniphase's other high speed optical products. Matt has also held key positions in sales and marketing of broadband fiber optic products with Ortel Corporation and with Westinghouse Electric Corp. Matt received his BS in Electrical Engineering from California State University, Long Beach."Matt Louis brings to EMCORE an intimate knowledge of our customer's requirements for high speed optical solutions, extensive sales and marketing experience in fiberoptics and is the natural choice to lead our fiberoptic sales and marketing team," commented Reuben F. Richards, Jr., President and CEO of EMCORE. "We are able to hit the ground running with our direct sales effort and expect to capitalize on the customer penetration that Matt made for these products while he was at JDS Uniphase."Emcore Corp.

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