Cobolt CEO to Head HÜBNER Photonics

10 October, 2018


The management of HÜBNER Group are very pleased to announce that Dr. Håkan Karlsson has been appointed as Head of HÜBNER Photonics as of 1st September 2018. In this new role, Dr Karlsson will lead all the HÜBNER Group’s laser activities worldwide.

In 2001 Håkan co-foundered the well-known laser company, Cobolt AB based in Stockholm, Sweden. In the years following, he led the start-up to become a well-established market player in the laser industry. In 2015 Cobolt became part of the HÜBNER Group, which lead to the formation of the HÜBNER Photonics division. “It’s an exciting and motivating challenge and I am looking forward to continue consolidating and expanding the HÜBNER Photonics division in order to serve our customers with excellent products and with the best possible service in the coming years” says Dr Karlsson.

HÜBNER Photonics is the newest division of the HÜBNER Group, a 70 year old family-owned company turning over > €300 M and headquartered in Kassel, Germany.


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