Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU), a leading supplier of back-end semiconductor
equipment, today announced that Ritu Favre has been appointed to the
Cohu Board of Directors, effective January 2, 2019. The appointment will
increase the size of the Cohu Board of Directors to nine members.
Ms. Favre currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of NEXT Biometrics
ASA (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a supplier of fingerprint recognition sensors, a
position she has held since February 2017. She previously served as
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Biometrics Products Division
at Synaptics Incorporated from 2014 to 2016. Prior to Synaptics, she was
Senior Vice President and General Manager, RF Division at Freescale
Semiconductor, Inc. from 2012 to 2014. She also held several product,
operations and supply chain management positions at Freescale and
Motorola, Inc. from 1988 until 2012.
“We are pleased to add Ritu to Cohu’s Board of Directors. She is a
proven senior executive, with significant experience in the
semiconductor industry. We look forward to being able to draw upon her
expertise,” said James A. Donahue, Chairman of the Board.
Cohu (NASDAQ: COHU) is a global leader in back-end semiconductor
equipment and services, delivering leading-edge solutions for the
manufacturing of semiconductors and printed circuit boards. Additional
information can be found at www.cohu.com.