Coherent, Inc. (COHR) Chief Financial Officer Kevin Palatnik To Retire By March 2021

By Dan Anderson ● August 21, 2020
  • Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHR) announced that the company and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Kevin Palatnik have entered into an Executive Transition Agreement

Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHR) announced that the company and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Kevin Palatnik have entered into an Executive Transition Agreement, pursuant to which he will retire from the company no later than February 28, 2021. And The company is immediately launching a global search for Mr. Palatnik’s successor.

“On behalf of the entire Coherent family, I want to thank Kevin for his years of service and steady stewardship to the company and all stakeholders. Coherent has a strong finance team and Kevin has played a significant role in driving our financial and operational improvements.  I appreciate Kevin’s partnership in my introduction to Coherent.  His consummate professionalism is further demonstrated by his lengthy notice period and commitment to a successful transition,” said Coherent President and Chief Executive Officer Andy Mattes.

Coherent is known as one of the world’s leading providers of laser solutions and optics for microelectronics, life sciences, industrial manufacturing, and scientific markets. More than a provider of lasers, Coherent delivers systems to the world’s leading brands, innovators, and researchers, all backed with a global service and support network.