NeoPhotonics appoints Beth Eby as Senior VP and Chief Financial Officer

Created August 21, 2017
News and Business

NeoPhotonics, a developer of optoelectronic solutions for high-speed communications networks in telecom and datacenter applications, has announced the appointment of Elizabeth “Beth” Eby as the company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Beth is replacing Sandra Waechter, Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.

Eby commented, “I am excited to join the team at NeoPhotonics. The acceleration of cloud services environments and proliferation of connected devices in every facet of daily life is driving the need for higher and higher bandwidth and the need for advanced optical networks.”

Beth Eby brings to NeoPhotonics more than 25 years of financial experience at Intel Corporation where she most recently held the position of Vice President of Finance and Group Chief Financial Officer for Intel’s Internet of Things Group.

Prior to that she was Vice President of Finance and Group Controller for Corporate Financial Planning & Reporting where she was responsible for all financial, audit committee and SEC reporting. Over the course of her career Ms. Eby also held finance leadership roles related to cost and manufacturing, sales and product planning, including two multi-year assignments in Asia. Ms. Eby obtained a MBA degree from Carnegie Mellon Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from University of Michigan.

“On behalf of the Board and Management I would like to welcome Beth to NeoPhotonics,” said Tim Jenks, Chairman and CEO of NeoPhotonics. “Beth’s experience in the semiconductor industry and expertise in running finance organizations with complex fabrication operations both in the US and in Asia will be an asset to NeoPhotonics. We are looking forward to Beth’s contributions to the team as we continue grow and scale our business,” concluded Jenks.

“I am excited to join the team at NeoPhotonics. The acceleration of cloud services environments and proliferation of connected devices in every facet of daily life is driving the need for higher and higher bandwidth and the need for advanced optical networks,” said Beth Eby, Chief Financial Officer of NeoPhotonics. “I look forward to bringing my experience to bear in driving profitable growth at NeoPhotonics,” concluded Eby.

More information at www.neophotonics.com

Matthew Peach

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by Matthew Peach

Matthew Peach is a freelance technology journalist specialising in photonics and communications. He has previously worked for several business-to-business publishers, editing a range of high-tech magazines and websites.