Quantifi Photonics, a leader in optical communications test and measurement solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter McDonald as Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. McDonald is a seasoned chartered accountant, and has extensive expertise in business consulting, financial analysis, and mergers and acquisitions.
He has held roles at KPMG and Ernst and Young and most recently served as Investment Director North America for New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. While based in San Francisco, he played a pivotal role securing growth capital for innovative New Zealand companies looking to expand their businesses in North America.
CEO of Quantifi Photonics, Dr. Andy Stevens says Mr. McDonald’s extensive international financial and investment experience will help the company find and execute on expansion opportunities and contribute to the company’s strategic direction in the global test and measurement industry.
“Peter has an excellent track record of helping New Zealand companies attract international investment and execute ambitious growth strategies. His experience working in Hong Kong and San Francisco will provide a welcome perspective as we extend our international presence and launch new test solutions for the rapidly growing optical communications market. We’re thrilled to welcome him to our executive team at this important time for the company,” says Dr. Stevens.
Commenting on his new role, Mr. McDonald said, “I’m excited to join Quantifi Photonics as it accelerates growth in international markets. I’m looking forward to bringing my international financial and investment experience to help drive expansion opportunities and contribute to the growth of a New Zealand technology success story.”
Quantifi Photonics has substantial backing from leading New Zealand venture capital investors and Intel Capital, who led the company’s Series C round in July 2022.