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KLA-Tencor expands Board

08 May 2008 | By Síle Mc Mahon | Going Places

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Bob AtkinsKLA-Tencor’s Board of Directors has welcomed Kiran Patel and Bob Akins (pictured) as new additions, while H. Raymond Bingham has announced his retirement from the Board, also ending his seven-year tenure as Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Mr. Patel is Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Consumer Tax Group of Intuit, Inc., personal finance and small business software provider, and has also served as Senior Vice President and CFO for Intuit. Prior to joining Intuit, he was Executive Vice President and CFO of Solectron Corp. from 2001 to 2005, and spent 27 years with Cummins, Inc. in a variety of finance and business positions including CFO and Executive Vice President.

Co-founder of Cymer, Inc. and Chairman and CEO of the company since its inception in 1986, Bob Akins brings years of senior management experience to the KLA board. He currently serves as the Vice Chairman of SEMI and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of SEMI North America.

KLA-Tencor is the largest semiconductor metrology equipment supplier in the industry.

By Síle Mc Mahon


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