Microscan Names Scott Summerville as New President
Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision and lighting solutions, announces the appointment of Scott Summerville as President.
KaiSemi Doubles its Sales and Marketing Efforts with the Addition of Tomer Kabakov to its Team
KaiSemi Ltd., a fabless semiconductor vendor, announced that it has recruited Tomer Kabakov as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
SemiSouth announces key senior appointments: new President and Sales Directors will drive exciting period of growth following substantial funding by investor Power Integrations
SemiSouth Laboratories, Inc., the leading manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) technology for high-power, high-efficiency, harsh-environment power management and conversion applications, has announced new members will be joining its executive team as it prepares for a period of rapid growth following significant investment by Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the leading supplier of high-voltage analog integrated circuits used in power conversion.
Freescale appoints J. Daniel McCranie to board of directors
Freescale Semiconductor Holdings I, Ltd. today appointed J. Daniel McCranie to its board of directors. Mr. McCranie fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Kevin Burns, a partner at TPG Capital.
Infrared imaging specialist Sofradir appoints new VP of Technology
Sofradir today announced the appointment of David Billon-Lanfrey as VP of R&D, technology & products, replacing Philippe Tribolet who died November 2010 aged 51.
New Managing Director for Semikron Brazil
Dr. Edelweis Ritt takes over as managing director of the Semikron subsidiary in Brazil. Born and bred in Brazil, Dr. Ritt holds a Master's degree and a Ph.D. in Computer Science, the latter having been obtained at the University of Tübingen, Germany during her eleven year stay in the country. Dr. Ritt boasts a wealth of international business experience in the private and public sector, as well as in the establishment of a government-owned semiconductor manufacturing company in Brazil.
Anglia appoint Key Account Manager for North East
Anglia continues to investment in its sales and marketing team with the appointment of Jane Cowper as key account manager.
Link Microtek appoints Sandra Hughes as sales administrator
Link Microtek has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of Sandra Hughes to the position of sales administrator.
New Web Marketing Specialist for Adept Scientific
Jackie Mehlmann-Wicks has joined the Adept Scientific (Letchworth, Herts) Marketing Team as Web Marketing Specialist. Jackie has a background in web editing, site content management, search engine optimisation, analytics and email production and will be involved in a range of projects including the management of the Google Adwords campaign and analytics reporting.
CHH CoNeX appoints Robin Attenborough as customer champion
Birmingham-based CHH CoNeX has appointed Robin Attenborough as Programme Manager. Robin, who is from Leicestershire, will act as the customer champion within CHH CoNeX - aligning the various production, quality and engineering teams for service and delivery excellence.
Aitech Rugged Group Names Moshe Tal as CEO
Aitech Rugged Group announced the appointment of Moshe Tal as the company's new CEO. Mr. Tal replaces Roger Rowe, who retired as CEO and chairman in September 2010 after a six-year tenure that grew Aitech's business from $9 million to $26 million in revenue.
Inphi Announces Management Changes and Key Executive Promotions
Inphi Corporation announced the promotion of Lawrence Tse toChief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chris Haywood as Vice President and Chief Architect of the Computing and Storage Business Line. In addition, Inphi also announced that after spending 10 years with the Company, Dr. Gopal Raghavan, co-founder and current CTO, has resigned.
Altera General Counsel, Katherine E. Schuelke, Receives Award Honoring Silicon Valley’s Executive Women
Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) today announced that Katherine E. Schuelke, senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary of Altera, is a recipient of the 27th Annual YWCA of Silicon Valley Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Award. The TWIN Award is one of Silicon Valley's most prestigious awards. The award recognizes successful women executives for outstanding achievement in leadership and in making critical contributions to their companies.
DEK appoint new Electronic Assembly Marketing Manager
DEK has announced a new addition to its team; Tracey Khoo joins the screen printing specialist as Electronic Assembly Marketing Manager. In her new role, Tracey will be responsible for taking ownership of the planning, implementation and execution of all tactical marketing initiatives relating to the SMT and Semiconductor aspects of DEK's global business.
mimoOn appoints Hermann Eul and Peter Meissner to its Advisory Board
mimoOn, a pioneer in LTE software licensing for Software Defined Radio (SDR) platforms, today announced the appointment of Prof. Dr. Hermann Eul and Dr. Peter Meissner to mimoOn's Advisory Board. Prof. Dr. Eul was recently member of the Management Board of Infineon Technologies AG and on February 1 he took up his new position as President of the newly formed Intel Mobile Communications GmbH. He strategically advises mimoOn in the world of silicon for cellular 4G markets.
ZF Electronics GmbH announces new Board Director for UK business
Leading designer and manufacturer of computer keyboards, mice, switches, sensors and controls, ZF Electronics GmbH, has appointed Michael Groom to the Board of Directors of ZF Electronics UK, effective immediately. Michael has been General Manager of ZF Electronics UK, based in Luton, Bedfordshire, since 2005, remains the Company Secretary and his promotion follows the retirement of Gunter Murmann as CEO. ZF Electronics UK (formerly Cherry Electrical Products) was acquired by ZF Electronics GmbH when they bought the Cherry Corporation in 2008.
Gary Meyers Named to Oasys Design Systems’ Board of Directors
Gary Meyers, an experienced electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor executive, has been named to the Board of Directors of Oasys Design Systems, provider of Chip Synthesis™, a fundamental shift in how synthesis is applied to integrated circuit (IC) design and implementation.
Rohde & Schwarz UK appoints Richard Bloor as Business Development Manager
Rohde & Schwarz UK announced today that Richard Bloor has been appointed as Business Development Manager, reporting to managing director, Frank Mackel. Richard joins Rohde & Schwarz from Tektronix, where he has worked since January 2004. He started with Tektronix as their Business Development Manager, responsible for increasing the market share of their oscilloscope business. He then became UK Direct Sales and Distribution Manager, in charge of managing Tektronix' local sales organization and partner business relationships.
Aegis Appoints New Sales Director for UK and Benelux
Aegis Software, a leading provider of Manufacturing Operations Systems, has appointed Christian Teasdel as Sales Director for UK and Benelux. Aegis' expanding business across Europe requires dedicated management attention to key regions. Mr. Teasdel's appointment enables the organization to better fulfil Europe's growing demand for factory-wide manufacturing information systems.
STI Electronics’ Director of Training Services Celebrates 10th Anniversary
STI Electronics, Inc., a full service organization providing training, electronic and industrial distribution, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume PCB assembly, announces the 10-year anniversary of Pat Scott, Director of Training Services. In honor of her anniversary, Pat was presented with a travel certificate to be used for a cruise or travel destination of her choice.
AMD Promotes Two Technical Leaders to Corporate Fellow
AMD announced the appointments of Sam Naffziger and Leendert van Doorn to AMD Corporate Fellow for their leadership in power management technology and software development, respectively. Corporate Fellow is the highest level of technical recognition at AMD, with Naffziger and van Doorn becoming only the third and fourth employees to hold the position.
Ramtron CEO Resigns, Ramtron Board of Directors Names Eric A. Balzer to Lead Company as CEO
U.S. semiconductor maker Ramtron International Corporation today announced that effective January 24, 2011, Ramtron's Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of Ramtron CEO, Bill Staunton. Eric A. Balzer, Ramtron's current CFO and a member of the company's board, has been named CEO. Mr. Balzer will retain the title and responsibilities of CFO until a replacement is named. The Board has initiated a search for a new chief financial officer.
Bridgelux Appoints Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
Bridgelux Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, has announced that David W. Plumer, Jr. has joined the company in the newly created global role of Chief Sales & Marketing Officer. Plumer brings to his new position more than 30 years of multinational Sales, Marketing, Operations, and General Management experience across the Information Technology, Clean Technology, and Energy Management industries.
Broadcom Engineer Receives Institute of Navigation Thurlow Award
Broadcom announced that Dr. Frank van Diggelen, senior technical director of Broadcom's Global Navigation Systems (GNSS) line of business and chief navigation officer, has been named the recipient of the prestigious Institute of Navigation (ION) Thurlow Award that recognizes outstanding contributions to the science of navigation.
Global Semiconductor Alliance Appoints New Leadership to Emerging Company CEO Council
The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), the voice of the global semiconductor industry, today announces the appointment of Ralph Schmitt, president and chief executive officer of PLX Technology, as the new chairman and Matt Rhodes, chief executive officer of Semitech Semiconductor Pte Ltd, as the new vice chairman to the Emerging Company CEO Council. Ralph will succeed three-year ECCEO Council Chairman Dennis Segers, chief executive officer of Tabula, Inc.
Juki Promotes Steve Nadeau to National Sales Manager
Juki Automation Systems, the leading provider of automated SMT assembly products and systems in the Americas, announces the promotion of Steve Nadeau to National Sales Manager. Nadeau began as a Product Manager for Juki's first placement machine, "The PlaceMat 360" in 1988. In 1994, Steve was promoted to Regional Sales Manager. In addition to this role as Regional Sales Manager, Steve held the title of South American Sales Manager for the past year, supporting Juki's large installed customer base in South America and helping to develop new business opportunities. "I am looking forward to my new role and the opportunities to present Juki's newest technology to the industry," commented Nadeau.
TTI, Inc. announces Felix Corbett as Director of Supplier Marketing, Passives and Discrete Products, Europe
TTI, Inc., the global distributor of Passive, Interconnect, Relay & Switch and Discrete components, has announced experienced industry figure, Felix Corbett as its new Director of Supplier Marketing, responsible for Passives and Discrete Components in Europe.
Fairchild Semiconductor Selects Dan Kinzer for Chief Technology Officer
Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile products, has appointed Dan Kinzer, chief technology officer and senior vice president, Technology. Under Mr. Kinzer's leadership, Fairchild will sharpen its focus on technical innovation to further advance the company's advanced product offerings in power electronic and mobile applications.
Agilent Technologies Appoints Dr. Tachi Yamada to Board of Directors
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced the appointment of Dr. Tachi Yamada to its board of directors. Dr. Yamada currently serves as president of the Global Health Program of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a position he has held since June 2006.
NXP Appoints Jeff Palmer as Vice President, Investor Relations
NXP today announced the appointment of Jeff Palmer as Vice President, Investor Relations, reporting directly to Karl-Henrik Sundström, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Palmer joins NXP having worked in the semiconductor and financial industry for over 25 years, most recently serving as Vice President, Investor Relations for Marvell Technology Group.
Link Microtek expands SMT team with appointment of Chaxu Lad
Link Microtek, the Basingstoke-based specialist in RF, microwave and infra-red technologies, has recently expanded its surface-mount product team with the appointment of Chaxu Lad as sales engineer covering central and northern England.
David Bennett Promoted to President of Mirtec Europe
MIRTEC, the Global Leader in Inspection Technology announces that David Bennett has been promoted to President of Mirtec Europe. David Bennett, previously the Managing Director of Mirtec Europe, has been a major driving force in achieving a 200% increase on Mirtec Europe's previous years' turnover, effectively designing and introducing a complete distribution network spanning continental Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa in less than two years and has successfully implemented the setup of the Mirtec Europe Headquarters in Plymouth, UK.
Magma Names Maggie Chen to Head Taiwan Operations
Magma Design Automation Inc today announced the appointment of Maggie Chen as country manager for the company's Taiwan operations. Chen reports to Charlie Shin, Magma's vice president of Asia-Pacific Sales. "Maggie brings a great combination of managerial and sales achievement and I expect her experience will help our Taiwan team achieve even greater success," Chin said. Taiwan is a key market for Magma and I anticipate that Maggie will contribute to our efforts here right away.
STI Electronics Adds Ray Cirimele to Its Training Services Staff
STI Electronics, Inc., a full service organization providing training, electronic and industrial distribution, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small- to medium-volume specialized PCB assembly, announces that Ray Cirimele has joined its Training Services staff. Cirimele joins STI's Training Services Staff as a Master Instructor, teaching IPC Certification Courses (IPC-A-610, IPC J-STD-001and IPC-7711/7721) as well as other electronics manufacturing-related courses.
Agilent Technologies' Industry Expert Named as Prestigious IEEE Fellow
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced that Doug Baney, a leader in one of Agilent's advanced research laboratories, was named an IEEE Fellow for his contributions in the field of optical measurement and sensing.
STI Electronics’ Casey Cooper to Discuss SIR Test Protocols at the 2011 Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium
STI Electronics, Inc., a full service organization providing training, electronic and industrial distribution, consulting, laboratory analysis, prototyping, and small to medium volume specialized PCB assembly, announces that Casey Cooper, Electrical Engineering/Microelectronics Lab Manager, will present "Conformal Coating Evaluation for Use in Harsh Environments Utilizing a Modified SIR Test Protocol" at the upcoming Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium & Tabletop Exhibition, scheduled to take place January 18-20, 2011at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii. The presentation will take place during Session THA2, titled "Materials Advances: Reliability," which is scheduled for Thursday, January 20, 2010 from 9-10:30 a.m.
Technology Industry Veteran David Tang to Lead AMD Greater China
AMD announced that David Tang will join the company as senior vice president, AMD, and president of AMD Greater China. He is expected to start Feb. 1, 2011 and will be responsible for executing a single, integrated corporate strategy for all of AMD's business in the Greater China region. He will report to Dirk Meyer, AMD president and chief executive officer, and be a member of AMD's senior executive team. Tang will be based in AMD's Beijing office and replaces Karen Guo, who will leave AMD at the end of the year.
Minicom Appoints Moti Shulak AVP Sales APAC & Israel
Minicom Advanced Systems, a leading developer of remote access and KVM solutions for the data center, has appointed Moti Shulak as Associated Vice President of Sales for APAC and Israel. In his new role, Moti will be in charge of all sales of and business development Minicom's products in the region.
Former TT electronics ims Director joins CHH CoNeX
Former EMEA Sales and Marketing Director for the integrated manufacturing services division of TT electronics, Sarah McNamara, has joined cable assemblies and integrated solutions provider, CHH CoNeX, as Commercial Manager. This new appointment is key to ensuring the company remains in a strong position despite the downturn in the manufacturing sector across the UK.
Plasma Technology appoints dedicated Training Officer
As part of the company's ongoing commitment to its customers, Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology has expanded its system maintenance and process training offering, with a new programme and by employing a dedicated Training Officer.