Kulicke & Soffa Appoints Jeff Richardson to Its Board of Directors


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Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. announced the appointment of David Jeffrey Richardson to its Board of Directors. Mr. Richardson brings over 32 years of semiconductor industry experience to the K&S board and currently serves as Chairman of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation and a Director of Ambarella.

Mr. Richardson was Executive Vice President, and ultimately Chief Operating Officer, of LSI Corporation from 2005 through its 2014 acquisition by Avago, now Broadcom Inc. Prior to the role of Chief Operating Officer, he held responsibilities within Corporate Planning and Strategy and later served as General Manager of several product groups. Previously, from 1997 through 2005, Mr. Richardson held increasing roles of responsibility at Intel Corporation eventually serving as Vice President and General Manager of the Server Platforms Group.

Garrett Pierce, Chairman of the K&S Board of Directors, stated “Jeff’s management track record and deep-rooted technical background will be invaluable as K&S diversifies and grows to the next level. We look forward to working with him to further enhance stakeholders’ value.”

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