18.2.2005: Meldung: Spire Corporation: Promotion of Rodger LaFavre to COO
Thursday February 17, 4:00 pm ET
BEDFORD, Mass.-- Feb. 17, 2005--Spire Corporation (Nasdaq: SPIR - News), today announced the promotion of Rodger W. LaFavre to Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. LaFavre joined Spire in 2000 from Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation, a worldwide engineering construction company, where he was vice president responsible for business development, corporate planning, and the Asian operations. He was also President of the Asian operating entity and resided in Asia for more than 15 years. At Spire, he has been principally involved in managing the Company"s solar product lines as Chief Operating Officer of Spire Solar.
Roger G. Little, Chairman and CEO, stated, "Mr. LaFavre has demonstrated his ability to manage difficult product line operations to plan for profitability in our solar business. In this new position, he will manage all of Spire"s product lines including those in Spire Biomedical and Bandwidth Semiconductor, as well as Spire Solar."
To support Mr. LaFavre, Dr. Christian Dufresne, currently Chief Financial Officer of Spire Biomedical, has taken the new position of Vice President, Corporate Planning. Mr. Little, said, "Dr. Dufresne has strong analytical and strategic planning skills to guide individual product lines, as well as overall corporate direction."
About Spire Corporation
Spire Corporation is a diversified technology company serving the solar energy, biomedical, telecommunications and defense industries worldwide with innovative products and services based upon a common technology platform.
Roger G. Little, 781-275-6000
Chairman & CEO
Source: Spire Corporation