Tucson, AZ- NP Photonics Inc. , an advanced fiber laser products company for sensing and metrology applications, announced its board of directors has named Terry Hannon to serve as the company's president and CEO.

Hannon most recently served as vice president of NP, where he was responsible for marketing, sales and corporate strategy.

Terry was previously Executive Vice President of XSiL Ltd. and vice president and general manager of solid-state-laser business at Coherent Inc. Hannon holds an honors degree in physics and a Masters degree in optoelectronics from the Queen's University, Belfast.