SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHR), today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, John Ambroseo, is scheduled to present at the 15 th Annual Needham Growth Conference in New York on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 4:50 p.m. Eastern Time. A live webcast of the presentation will be available at http://www.coherent.com/Investors/ and http://wsw.com/webcast/needham55/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 Standard & Poor's SmallCap 600 Index and the Russell 2000 Index. For more information about Coherent, visit the company's website at http://www.coherent.com/ for product and financial updates. SOURCE Coherent, Inc.