Retired Lt. General Mal O'Neill Joins Edmund Optics Board of Directors
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Press release date: June 12, 2006
Edmund Optics announced the election of retired Lt. General Malcolm Ross O'Neill, Ph. D. to its Board of Directors. Dr. O'Neill brings an extensive technical and military background to Edmund's board, as well as a distinguished career leading large technical organizations, executing major R&D efforts and managing multi-billion dollar acquisition programs.
Dr. O'Neill recently retired from Lockheed Martin Corporation, where he served as Vice President and Chief Technical Officer. He was responsible for oversight of research, engineering, program management and technical integration functions throughout Lockheed Martin. During Dr. O'Neill's 33 years in the US Army, he held a number of posts, including Director of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization; Deputy Director of the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization; and Commander of the Army Laboratory Command.
"We are pleased to have Doctor O'Neill as EO's newest Board member. He offers a wealth of knowledge and considerable expertise in managing R&D and executing technical strategy," said Robert Edmund, Chairman of the Board for Edmund Optics Inc.
A native of Chicago, Illinois, Dr. O'Neill received his Bachelor of Science in Physics from De Paul University, and attained his Master of Arts and Doctorate in Physics from Rice University. He is Chairman of the Board on Army Science and Technology for the National Academies and National Research Council.
About EO: Edmund Optics (EO) is a leading producer of optics, imaging, and photonics technology. Supporting the R&D, electronics, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, biomedical, and military markets around the globe; EO products are used in a variety of applications ranging from DNA sequencing to retinal eye scanning to high-speed factory automation. EO's state of the art manufacturing capabilities combined with its global distribution network has earned it the position of the world's largest supplier of off-the-shelf optical components. Customers can purchase items by contacting EO at 1-800-363-1992, via the catalog, or via the website at www.edmundoptics.com.
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