New general manager for Menlo USA
08.02.2024 - Jens Schumacher takes over the helm of the frequency-comb specialized company’s American branch.
The US subsidiary of Menlo Systems has a new general manager. Jens Schumacher brings more than twenty years’ experience in the photonics industry with him, including long stretches at global photonics giants Coherent and Thorlabs. With previous roles covering sales, program and product line management, and customer service, he is well-placed to support Menlo’s business in North America, as well as to manage the US-based team of sales and service experts.
Schumacher and his team will provide sales and service support to customers, coordinated from Colorado, and will explore emerging application fields with the establishment of new facilities. This expanding presence showcases the company’s commitment to its customers and partners in North America. “I am excited to take on this new challenge as general manager of Menlo Inc, working with the team to move the US site to the next level,” he says of his new role.
“We are delighted to have Jens on board. Our team and customers will benefit from Jens’ longstanding expertise in photonics, as well as his strong leadership skills,” says Michael Mei, Menlo co-founder and managing director. Menlo Systems, pioneers of the optical frequency comb, provides precision enabling technologies for applications including quantum technologies, terahertz spectroscopy, and biophotonics.
Further reading: P. Krok & M. Simpson (Menlo Systems): Ultrastable, ultraprecise, portable – How commercial ultrastable laser systems enable high-end optical clock applications, PhotonicsViews 19(6), December 2022 / January 2023, pp. 42-45; DOI: 10.1002/phvs.202200049
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