Synopsys Announces Aart de Geus and Chi-Foon Chan to Become Co-CEOs
Synopsys, Inc. announced that Chairman of the Board and CEO Aart de Geus and President and COO Chi-Foon Chan will become co-CEOs, effective immediately. Appointing Dr. Chan as co-CEO formally recognizes the contributions he has made in co-leading Synopsys for more than 10 years. Drs. de Geus and Chan will continue to share responsibility for managing the company, and the organizational structure and responsibilities will remain the same.
Pickering Interfaces US Expands Sales Force
Pickering Interfaces Inc. has reorganized its sales regions for the US and has hired Kevin Wheeler as a Regional Sales Manager. Kevin will enhance Pickering's sales efforts in North America allowing Pickering to better focus on the needs of its customers.
Ramtron Names Gery E. Richards as Chief Financial Officer
Ramtron International Corporation announced today that it has named its interim chief financial officer, Gery E. Richards, as chief financial officer effective immediately. Mr. Richards, 60, has served as Ramtron's interim chief financial officer since October 2011.
Cree Announces CFO Transition
Cree, Inc. today announced that John Kurtzweil has resigned as executive vice president-finance and chief financial officer, effective May 21, 2012, to pursue other opportunities, and that Michael McDevitt has been appointed CFO on an interim basis.
Laird Technologies Appoints CEO
Laird Technologies, Inc. today announced the appointment of David Lockwood OBE as its Chief Executive Officer. David brings considerable experience from a variety of market and technology sectors relevant to Laird Technologies' business, particularly in wireless communication.
CyberOptics Promotes Wai Shun Loh to Product Engineering Manager
CyberOptics Corporation announces the promotion of Wai Shun Loh to the new position of Product Engineering Manager effective immediately. Mr. Loh will oversee the company's newly formed Product Engineering Team along with the software testing team to add momentum and greater focus to providing timely customer support, product performance testing, supporting key projects and conducting global training sessions.
Plexus expands EMEA management team
Plexus Corp. today announces that it is continuing to grow its leadership team in EMEA through the appointment of Ronnie Darroch as Vice President Operations – EMEA, Frank Zycinski as General Manager for the Kelso manufacturing facility and Dave Strachan as Transition and Lean Sigma Manager - EMEA.
Andrew Hunter Joins Etek Europe as UK Sales Manager for Consumables & Production Equipment
Etek Europe announces that Andrew Hunter has joined its UK consumables and production equipment sales team. Andrew has many years of experience in the electronics consumable industry where he has held the position of sales manager at respected companies including PMtech, Grove Electronics and UK Industrial Tapes.
Assembléon Welcomes New CEO
Exactly one year after the privatization from Royal Philips, the management of Assembléon is transferred to a new CEO and management team, fully composed of people with a long experience with Assembléon, its customers and technology.
Fujitsu Names Takeyuki Inoue Vice President of Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe
Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe (FSEU) today announced that Takeyuki Inoue has been appointed Vice President and Board Member, effective April 1, 2012. He succeeds Joji Murakami, who will return to Japan to work as an advisor for Fujitsu for a further year before then taking his well-deserved retirement after 36 years with Fujitsu.
Aqueous Technologies Appoints Lisa Kocks to Director of International Sales
Aqueous Technologies Corporation has appointed Lisa Kocks to the position of Director of International Sales. Lisa Kocks began her career in the electronics assembly industry in 1985. She graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chinese and French and is fluent in Chinese, French and German (and English).
Micrel Promotes Wiren Perera to Vice President, Corporate Strategic Marketing
Micrel, Inc. today announced that Wiren Perera has been promoted to Vice President of Corporate Strategic Marketing. Dr. Perera will focus on leveraging Micrel's unique complement of networking, communications and power management capabilities to drive the next stage of the company's growth. Additionally, he will continue to manage marketing and business development for the Ethernet business, comprised of a growing portfolio of LAN Solutions.
P. D. Circuits Continues to Expand Its Engineering Team
P. D. Circuits, Inc. has added another new member to the team – Xiangdong Zeng, Product Engineering Technician. In his new role, Zeng will prepare complete and accurate data packages for assigned orders according to documented guidelines and SOPs. He will work with P. D. Circuits' supply partners, customers and employees to coordinate the preparation of data packages for manufacturing.
Micrel Promotes Rami Kanama to Vice President in New Key Strategic Role
Micrel, Inc. today announced that Micrel's High Bandwidth Marketing Director, Rami Kanama, has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Clock and Timing Products. Mr. Kanama will also serve as the president of the recently acquired PhaseLink Company Ltd, now a Micrel subsidiary. His promotion makes him a member of Micrel's executive staff. Mr. Kanama will continue to oversee the marketing and business development of the High Bandwidth which include high-speed communications with fiber optic and data management products.
John Sharples, Managing Director of LPRS wins Business Person of the Year Award
John Sharples Managing Director of LPRS has been named as the Business Person of the Year in the West Oxfordshire Business Awards. The category, sponsored by Strategic Mentors, also included nominations of a business communications company and a renewable energy system provider.
SmartKem Drives International Growth Strategy with Appointment of Bill Freer as Chairman
SmartKem Limited today announced the appointment of Bill Freer as company chairman. Bill holds extensive experience in the global display's and semiconductor industries, having built up a successful track record in senior management positions for a variety of industry-leading organizations, worldwide.
P. D. Circuits Adds a New Member to Its Engineering Team
P. D. Circuits, Inc has hired a new Product Engineering Technician – Dennis Perry. In his new role, Dennis will apply his strong PCB DFM, frontend engineering and manufacturing background to prepare data packages for assigned orders according to documented guidelines and SOPs. He is responsible for reviewing and modifying electronic circuit board data files, and preparing data packages for manufacturing.
Essemtec Brazil Moves to Campinas and Strengthens Sales Team with New Sales Manager Helio Queiroz
Strong turnover growth and an increased number of inquiries have required Essemtec Brazil to add to its sales team. With Helio Queiroz, a well-known, competent specialist joins the team. Effective February 1, 2012 Essemtec Brazil moved to Campinas - the Brazilian Silicon Valley.
BTU International Appoints James Yu Director of Operations, China
BTU International, Inc announces the appointment of James Yu as director of operations, China. He comes to BTU with an impressive background in operations, including more than 10 years in developing LEAN/Six Sigma cultural-based organizations. . These organizations have yielded improvements in quality and inventory reduction.
Ismosys announces major new investment in Design Win TAM strategy
Ismosys has appointed Gary Plumley to head up the Ismosys Design Partner programme, established by the Spectrum Group in 2009. Announcing the appointment, MD Nigel Watts commented that the Ismosys team has worked closely with Plumley for a number of years in his capacity as Field Applications Specialist for Semtech Corporation.
Two New Members Named to ON Semiconductor’s Board of Directors
ON Semiconductor Corporation today announced that Teresa M. Ressel and Bernard L. Han have joined its Board of Directors. The Board also appointed Ms. Ressel to its Audit Committee. In addition, Atsushi Abe, a current member of ON Semiconductor's Board of Directors, was appointed to both the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.
NXP Semiconductors Announces CFO Change
NXP Semiconductors N.V. has announced that executive vice president and CFO Karl-Henrik "Kalle" Sundström has decided to resign as chief financial officer of NXP as per the end of July 2012 for personal family reasons and will return to Sweden.
STMicroelectronics announces changes in executive management
STMicroelectronics has announced that Carlo Ferro has accepted to focus on the turnaround of ST-Ericsson as chief operating officer of the company.
SEHO Systems GmbH Expands Its Management Team
Elmar Schebler and Rainer Bogen have been newly appointed to the expanded management team as authorized signatories of SEHO Systems GmbH. Rainer Bogen is in charge of the Sales and Key Account Management business division. Elmar Schebler is responsible for the Finance and Controlling business division.
Krayden Strengthens Its Sales Team in Mexico
Krayden, Inc. announces that Omar Barajas has joined its sales team in northern Mexico effective immediately. Based in Sonora, Mexico, Omar is the company's newest sales representative. In this position, he is responsible for growing sales in northwestern Mexico, including Sonora, Sinaloa and Baja California.
Intense Appoints New Director of European Sales
Intense, Inc today announced the appointment of Beate Sauter to the position of Director of European Sales. Ms Sauter has over 25 years of international sales and marketing experience, more than half of which is in the photonics industry. She will oversee all sales and marketing efforts in the EU for Intense, Inc., including direct management of key accounts and channel partners in the region. She will also be responsible for business development and strategic marketing within the territory.
New Service Manager at SEHO Systems GmbH
SEHO Systems GmbH has appointed Alexander Riedel to Director of Customer Service. As a long-term employee on SEHO's Global Process Team, he brings strong skills to support international customers in solving their problems rapidly and competently.
MindTree’s Board of Directors elect Subroto Bagchi as Chairman
MindTree Ltd, has announced that Mr. Subroto Bagchi and Dr. Albert Hieronimus will assume new roles in the Company's Board of Directors as Chairman and Vice Chairman, respectively, effective 1 April 2012.
Kyzen Appoints Kevin Buckner as Western Regional Manager
Kyzen announces that Kevin Buckner has joined the Kyzen team as Western Regional Manager. "Kevin will be a great addition to our growing North American sales force," said Tom Forsythe, VP of Sales.
Pete Grys Appointed to Midwest Regional Manager at Kyzen
Kyzen, announces that Pete Grys has joined the Kyzen team as its Midwest Regional Manager. Grys' principal responsibilities include the technical and sales support of Kyzen customers throughout the Midwest.
Black Sand strengthens senior leadership team iwth appointment of new VP worldwide sales
Black Sand Technologies, Inc, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Richard Murphy as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. With over 15 years of experience in selling and marketing semiconductor solutions into the wireless terminal market, Mr Murphy has a strong track record in sales and business development, particularly in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.
MW Associates Promotes Francesca Pignitor and Taylor Dehnz Simultaneously
MW Associates announces that it has promoted Francesca Pignitor to Client Services Manager and Taylor Dehnz to Social Media Specialist.
Micron Technology Announces Update
Micron Technology, Inc. have announced that the company is deeply saddened by the death of Chairman and CEO Steve Appleton in a small plane accident in Boise. Mr. Appleton was 51.
Micron Technology Appoints Mark Durcan as Chief Executive Officer, Director
Micron Technology, Inc. today announced the appointment of D. Mark Durcan as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company. Mr. Durcan will also serve as a Director on Micron's Board of Directors. The appointments come after the company reported that Steven R. Appleton, longtime Micron Chairman and CEO, passed away in a Feb. 3 airplane accident in Boise.
SEHO Systems GmbH Appoints Thomas Herz to Technical Director of the Selective Soldering Department
SEHO Systems GmbH announces that Thomas Herz has assumed the duties of Technical Director for the Selective Soldering Department at SEHO Systems GmbH, effective immediately.
Texas Instruments names Chris Allexandre Vice President of Europe Regional Sales and Applications
Texas Instruments Incorporated today announced that Chris Allexandre has been elected a vice president of the company. In his new role, Allexandre will implement the TI sales strategy in Europe and drive revenue growth, while managing relationships with TI's distributors and channel partners. Allexandre is leading a workforce of approximately 300 people split between 30 regional and account teams.
Service & Production Co-ordinator Appointed by Hi-line Industries
Hi-line Industries Ltd have strengthened their in-house technical team. They have appointed Mr Mark Baily as a Service & Production Co-ordinator, to ensure that appropriate components are available to meet manufacturing requirements, while the Hi-line Service Division operates to meet the daily changing demands from an ever growing customer database.
Micron Technology Announces Retirement of Directors Teruaki Aoki and James W. Bagley
Micron Technology, Inc., today announced the retirement of two directors, Dr. Teruaki Aoki and James W. Bagley, from the company's board of directors. The announcement was made at the company's annual shareholders' meeting.
OK International Selects Representative for Ohio and Western Pennsylvania
OK International recently selected BarTron, Inc. to provide sales, service and support for its customers in Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.
New Northern European sales manager for Rigel Medical
Rigel Medical has appointed Ian Fisher as its new Northern European sales manager. Ian Fisher brings over 25 years' experience in the medical device testing industry to the post, which will see him supporting Rigel distributors throughout Belgium, Holland, Scandinavia, German, Poland and Russia.