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Santa Clara, CA, United States, 2012/08/23 - LumaSense Technologies, Inc. announced the appointment of energy and advanced technologies veteran Steve Abely as the company’s Chief Financial Officer - LumaSenseInc.com.
LumaSense Technologies, Inc., today announced the appointment of energy and advanced technologies veteran Steve Abely as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining LumaSense in July 2012, Abely served as CFO at Abound Solar.
“We are, of course, very pleased to add a world-class financial executive with deep experience across our core markets and industries to the LumaSense team,” said LumaSense CEO Vivek Joshi. “Steve’s experienced financial leadership and guidance is essential to ensure that LumaSense remains on target in our mission to equip and empower our customers across three major global markets -- Energy, Materials, and Advanced Technologies -- providing predictable insights into their most resource-Intensive processes.”
Abely brings to LumaSense more than 25 years of experience in senior financial positions in public and private technology companies. Prior to joining LumaSense, Steve served in CFO roles at various companies including: Abound Solar, a privately held solar panel manufacturer in Colorado; Bookham, Inc. (now Oclaro), a NASDAQ-listed company and a leading supplier of optical components where Abely led Bookham across several major acquisitions and fundraising rounds; and StorMedia, where he championed a successful Initial Public Offering and guided the company to achieve sustained, profitable growth while its revenues tripled. Abely started his career with Arthur Andersen and has served as CFO at several privately held technology companies in California.
“I am pleased to join the LumaSense executive team in our mission to outfit and empower its global customers to achieve substantial and predictable improvements in production efficiency and waste reduction,” said Abely. “LumaSense delivers purpose-built systems, sensors and solutions that are ideal for a broad range of resource-intensive industries -- in the U.S., China and other global markets.”
About LumaSense Technologies™
LumaSense (lumasenseinc.com) was founded in 2005 as the world’s first company to focus exclusively on reducing inherent inefficiency and preventable waste across a broad range of resource-intensive industries. Initially formed through a series of acquisitions of well-known brands including Mikron Infrared (thermal imaging), Luxtron (fiber optic), Impac (pyrometers), OpSens (fiber optics), ITC (VoX detectors), Innova (gas analyzers), and Andros (OEM gas modules), LumaSense has since grown organically to become the global champion of detecting costly variances in processes, reducing operational inefficiency and preventing unnecessary waste for global customers in Energy, Materials & Advanced Technologies sectors. LumaSense sensors, systems and solutions provide customers with a “Sixth Sense” to give them a competitive edge and improve their bottom line by predicting inefficiency and preventing waste.
With offices in Asia, Europe and the Americas, LumaSense is ideally positioned to serve the needs of global customers.