Bob Muscat Named Vice President and General Manager for CVI Laser Optics

March 7, 2014, Albuquerque, NM -   IDEX Optics & Photonics announced today that Bob Muscat will lead the Performance Optics business unit as Vice-President and General Manager for the Albuquerque, NM, Leicester, UK and Kyongki-Do, Korea manufacturing sites that make up CVI Laser Optics manufacturing family.

Muscat brings extensive experience leading global multi-site manufacturing businesses including environmental and process monitoring, most recently as VP/GM for at Thermo Fisher, along with executive leadership and marketing experience at General Electric and RockTenn.

 “We are pleased that Bob will be leading the charge in our Performance Optics division and are looking forward to this change and continued growth,” said Jerry Jurkiewicz, President, IDEX Optics & Photonics.


About CVI Laser Optics:

Scientists, engineers, and optical system manufacturers from research to industrial to medical markets recognize CVI Laser Optics as a leading global optics provider that specializes in components for lasers and laser-based systems. CVI’s capabilities combine substrate manufacturing and thin-film coating services with advanced metrology and optomechanical integration to offer exceptional optical and laser-damage performance. Through its main headquarters in Albuquerque, NM, high-volume production in Seoul, South Korea, IR Optical Lenses in Leicester, UK, CVI offers rapid turnaround with standard, semi-custom, and fully customized laser optics solutions. Visit


Amanda MacDonald
Director Marketing & Communications, IDEX Optics & Photonics
Rochester, NY

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