Monrovia-based Ondax, a manufacturer of holographic filters and semiconductor lasers for the industrial, defense, scientific and medical markets, announced this week that it has named Randy Heyler as its President and CEO. According to the firm, Heyler replaces Dr. Christophe Moser, who is moving to Switzerland to become Professor of Engineering and Industrial Relations at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL). Moser is a native of Switzerland, and will remain as Chief Technology Officer at the firm. Heyler was most recently at Newport Corporation. ONDAX is backed by Arcturus Capital, Prospector Equity Capital, and others.