Richard S. Hill
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Novellus Systems Inc.
Richard. Hill was elected a director of our company in June 2012. Mr. Hill retired as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Novellus Systems, Inc. in June 2012 after serving in these positions since 1996, and since 1993 as CEO upon his joining Novellus. Prior to leading Novellus, Mr. Hill held various senior leadership and management positions with Tektronix, Inc., General Electric, Inc., Motorola, Inc., and Hughes Aircraft, Inc. Mr. Hill also serves as a director of Arrow Electronics, Inc., Planar Systems, Inc., and Tessera Technologies, Inc. He received a B.S. in bioengineering from the University of Illinois and a M.B.A. from Syracuse University.