Benno Oderkerk Elected President of European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC)

Benno Oderkerk, Co-Founder and CEO of Avantes, elected President of EPIC
Benno Oderkerk, Co-Founder and CEO of Avantes, elected President of EPIC European Photonics Industry Consortium
Benno Oderkerk, Co-Founder and CEO of Avantes, elected President of EPIC|| Benno Oderkerk, Co-Founder and CEO of Avantes, elected President of EPIC|| European Photonics Industry Consortium||
Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Avantes is proud to announce Benno Oderkerk, Co-founder and CEO of Avantes, has been elected president of the the European Photonics Industry Consortium. “I am proud to be part of such an active organization, that acts on behalf of all of us for the competitiveness of the photonics industry,” Oderkerk stated in remarks at the EPIC annual general meeting on 6th April 2017 in Eindhoven.

benno speech to EPIC

EPIC, the European Photonics Industry Consortium, is the premier industry association of the photonics industry in Europe with 294 members across 29 countries. The association engages in advocacy and business development efforts throughout Europe and hosts numerous networking and training events for members every year.

Avantes is honored that Mr. Oderkerk has been selected to lead this organization dedicated to fostering the development of the photonics industry in Europe. His dedication to the photonics industry embodies the Avantes mission to enrich the lives of mankind by providing innovative measuring equipment that helps us live longer, happier lives and protects the environment for future generations.