SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coherent, Inc. ( Santa Clara, CA, Nasdaq: COHR), today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, John Ambroseo, is scheduled to present at the 14th Annual Needham Growth Conference on January 11, 2012, at 8:00 a.m., ET at the New York Palace Hotel, New York. A live webcast of the presentation will be available at http://www.coherent.com/Investors/ and http://www.wsw.com/webcast/needham49/cohr/. Founded in 1966, Coherent, Inc. is a world leader in providing photonics based solutions to the commercial and scientific research markets and part of the Russell 2000. For more information about Coherent, visit the company's website at http://www.coherent.com/ for product and financial updates. SOURCE Coherent, Inc.