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Completed search: Lumentum VP of Product Development

Brentwood recently concluded the Lumentum VP of Product Development/R&D search. The selected candidate, Avi Ray-Chaudhuri, Ph.D., previously VP of Engineering at Nanometrics and longtime KLA development executive, started recently in the role. 

About Lumentum

Lumentum Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LITE) is a global leader in optical components and subsystems for the telecommunications market, with significant growth opportunities in data communications driven by cloud networking and data center build outs and for 3D sensing markets in consumer electronics and automotive.  Lumentum was formed in July, 2015 when JDSU split into two separate publicly-traded entities, Lumentum and Viavi Solutions. It operates in two segments: Optical Communications and Commercial Lasers. The company is headquartered in Milpitas, CA, has 2100+ employees and FY16 revenues were $903M.

About The Brentwood Group, Ltd.

The Brentwood Group, Ltd. is a boutique executive search firm with a global reputation for identifying high-performing senior executive leaders for our high technology and alternative energy clients. For over 25 years, The Brentwood Group has recruited exclusively at the CXO, Board of Directors, VP and Director level for some of the most innovative, public, private and early-stage entrepreneurial firms. 

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