Couder named president, CEO at Bookham
News & Analysis 7/12/2007 Post a comment
Optical components and modules group Bookham, Inc. has tapped Alain Couder as president and chief executive officer, succeeding Peter Bordui, who has been acting president and chief executive officer since the departure earlier this year of Giorgio Anania following disappointing results and a major reorganization at the company.
IMEC cleared of all blame in court case
News & Analysis 7/9/2007 Post a comment
Research organization IMEC vzw (Leuven, Belgium) has been cleared in the Dallas County District Court in the U.S. of any wrongdoing in a long running dispute with shareholders of Rose Research about the licensing of optoelecronics technology.
Equity groups pay $1.2 billion for ECI Telecom
News & Analysis 7/2/2007 Post a comment
Israeli communications equipment manufacturer ECI Telecom Ltd. is being acquired for about $1.2 billion in cash by affiliates of the Swarth Group, an investment vehicle controlled by Shaul Shani, and funds that have appointed Ashmore Investment Management Limited as their investment manager.