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Intense recruits new COO

LONDON — In April Graham Failes will take on the role of chief operations officer of Intense, the Glasgow based provider of semiconductor laser and optoelectronic integration solutions.

Failes (left) replaces Don McDonald, who is returning to his home in the USA for family reasons, and will continue to support Intense on a consultancy basis.

Graham Failes joins from BAE Systems where he was director and general manager and previously worked at Hughes Microelectronics Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer, David Lockwood adds: “Intense has progressed from a research and development based organisation to a true volume manufacturing company with a global customer base. Graham's appointment brings me great confidence that this pace of change will continue and will ensure the future success and enhance the value of our company”.

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