Excelitas’ Excelitas Technologies Appoints Steven E. Boyce as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
WALTHAM, Mass. – September 27, 2011 - Excelitas Technologies, a global provider of innovative, customized optoelectronics to OEMs seeking high-performance technology solutions, announced today that Steven E. Boyce has joined the company as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. In this role, Mr. Boyce will oversee all legal matters relating to the company.
“We are very pleased to welcome Steve to Excelitas as our General Counsel and as a member of our executive leadership team,” said David Nislick, CEO of Excelitas Technologies. “Steve’s extensive experience providing legal counsel on complex issues in high technology industries will be a tremendous asset to the Excelitas team as the company executes its global growth strategy.”
Prior to joining Excelitas, Mr. Boyce served as Senior Corporate Counsel for the Mobility Internet Technology Group within Cisco Systems, where he was the lead legal counsel for that business unit. Previously, Mr. Boyce also held senior leadership and general counsel positions at Getronics, the successor to Wang Laboratories, as well as Starent Networks, where he was instrumental in setting up the legal function in a pre- and post-IPO environment, along with working on global commercial deals with leading wireless service providers. During his career, he has also held senior positions at several highly regarded law firms including Hale and Dorr (now Wilmer Hale), Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom, Kirkland and Ellis, and Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green.
Mr. Boyce holds a Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree from the University of Iowa and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School.
About Excelitas Technologies
Excelitas Technologies is a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized solutions to meet the detection, lighting and other high-performance technology needs of OEM customers. From medical lighting to analytical instrumentation, clinical diagnostics, industrial, safety and security, and aerospace and defense applications, Excelitas Technologies is committed to enabling our customers' success in their specialty end-markets. Excelitas Technologies has approximately 3,000 employees in North America, Europe and Asia, serving customers across the world. The company was previously the Illumination and Detection Solutions business unit of PerkinElmer, and is now owned by Veritas Capital.
Francine S. Bernitz
Director of Marketing, Excelitas Technologies
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