ORLANDO, FL / ACCESSWIRE / May 3, 2021 / LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH) (“LightPath,” the “Company,” or “we”), a leading vertically integrated global manufacturer and integrator of proprietary optical and infrared components and high-level assemblies, today announced the appointment of Peter Greif to the position of Vice President, Operations, effective April 30, 2021. For more than 17 years, Mr. Greif held leading operational positions with Jabil Inc. (JBL), one of the largest manufacturing solutions providers based in Florida with over 260,000 employees worldwide across 100 locations in 30 countries.
“We are very pleased to announce the addition of Peter Greif to our management team,” said Sam Rubin, President and Chief Executive Officer of LightPath. “This appointment follows the strengthening of our leadership team announced earlier this month and our roadmap for continued global expansion. The position as head of our operations had been open for nearly a year and we are excited to have filled this role with a person who possesses significant global operational expertise, from lean operational performance implementations to supply chain management to reengineering production methodologies. Our operational excellence needs to be focused on the quality of our expanding global production and the profitability we generate to drive future growth.”
The VP of Operations position at LightPath involves the management of high-volume manufacturing of components and assemblies with an emphasis on molded and diamond turned optics. Mr. Greif will be responsible for aligning sales, operations, manufacturing, and engineering teams to proactively drive top line growth and profitability within all global business lines.
Mr. Greif will be based at LightPath’s headquarters in Orlando, FL. Major strengths include operations leadership experience within multi-industry, multi-product, international, and turn-around operations. Throughout his career, he has focused on operational performance initiatives, driving improved results and workforce development. As a proponent of cultural change management, Mr. Greif strives to increase quality and productivity through Lean and Six Sigma techniques and personal involvement. He received an MBA in Operations and Finance from Carnegie Mellon University, an MS in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University, and an undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering from Clemson University.
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