Key points

  • Mr Rob Ambrogio appointed as Chief Financial Officer
  • Highly credentialled finance executive with more than 20 years’ experience leading finance teams to deliver transformational growth and build long-term shareholder value
  • Mr Ambrogio commences on a part-time basis and may increase to full-time in-line with revenue generation activity

Australian semiconductor developer BluGlass Limited (ASX: BLG) has appointed highly experienced finance executive Mr Rob Ambrogio as Chief Financial Officer to lead the business’ finance functions through its next phase of growth and transformation.

A Chartered Accountant, Mr Ambrogio has more than two decades’ experience leading high-performance finance teams in high-growth public, private and Not-for-Profit enterprises.  Mr Ambrogio has previously held CFO roles at ASX-listed investment company Gowing Bros Limited (ASX:GOW), employment and training firm MTC Australia Limited, and leading Australian marketing agency Creative Activation. During his time at Gowing, Mr Ambrogio managed assets of more than $300 million, and he was key to Creative Activation’s successful acquisition by Clemenger Group.

BluGlass Executive Chair, James Walker, said: “Rob is an excellent addition to the BluGlass team, and will be instrumental as the business prepares for commercialisation and profitability. Rob’s extensive experience in strategic and finance leadership, risk management, corporate governance and M&A considerably strengthens our executive leadership team and will be invaluable as we bring our Silicon Valley semiconductor fab fully-online. His demonstrated track record in overseeing business transformation and delivering significant shareholder value complements Jim’s expertise and will be critical as we transition BluGlass to revenue generation.”

Commenting on his appointment, Mr Ambrogio said: “I’m delighted to be joining BluGlass at this pivotal time in the business’ growth. I look forward to supporting BluGlass as it capitalises on its cutting-edge technology to emerge as a global leader in the photonics and semiconductor industry.”

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About BluGlass

Developing leading-edge semiconductor manufacturing technology and devices for more than a decade, BluGlass Limited (ASX:BLG) is a provider to the global GaN photonics industries, delivering cutting-edge, custom laser diode and LED development across the industrial, defence, display, and scientific markets.

Listed on the ASX, we are an Australian public company established to power the smarter, cleaner, more efficient photonics of tomorrow with our proprietary low temperature, low hydrogen, remote plasma chemical vapour deposition (RPCVD) manufacturing technology.

Backed by an extensive network of supply-chain partners, BluGlass is developing a suite of laser diode products, from small batch custom lasers through to high-volume and off the shelf products.

For more information, please contact:

Stefanie Winwood +61 2 9334 2300