In this newly created role, Waclawik will be responsible for daily global operations, procurement, production, quality assurance, and general financial oversight of the company.
In addition, he will lead the engineering effort on the next generation of product development for AMD LASERS.
"I couldn't be happier about having this level of talent at our company," said Alan Miller, president and CEO of AMD LASERS.
"As a fast-growing, young global company, Bart brings the type of diverse expertise we need to continue operating like a world-class, well-established company. With his support and strategic excellence, I look forward to taking our business to the next level of growth as well as profitability,"
Prior to joining AMD LASERS, Waclawik worked for Remy International as manager, business development and strategic planning. Prior to Remy, he spent 10 years working for ArvinMeritor in roles of increasing responsibility and diverse scope ranging from engineering, project management, corporate strategy and M&A, and international business development.
Waclawik is a graduate of ArvinMeritor's leadership development program. In his last role, he was a manager of corporate strategy and business analysis.
Waclawik graduated from the University of Notre Dame with an MBA in finance and entrepreneurship. He holds undergraduate degrees in electrical engineering and physics from Purdue University and Wabash College.