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FormFactor Hires LSI Corporation Veteran Ronald Vogel to Head European Operations

Press Release 01/2008

FormFactor Hires LSI Corporation Veteran Ronald Vogel to Head European Operations
 

LIVERMORE, CA, April 24, 2008   * * *   FormFactor, Inc. (Nasdaq: FORM) today announced that it has hired Ronald Vogel, a 19-year veteran of LSI Corporation, as vice president and general manager, Europe.  Reporting to Roger Hitchcock, vice president of FormFactor’s Customer Business Group, Vogel will be responsible for all of FormFactor’s business operations in Europe.  Vogel will be based at FormFactor’s European headquarters in Munich, Germany.

 

“IC reliability and performance testing is critical across a wide variety of applications, from automotive and smart cards to mobile communications and home entertainment electronics,” stated Vogel.  “FormFactor plays a vital role in enabling more cost-effective and robust testing of ICs by bringing testing forward from packaging to the wafer with its advanced wafer probe card technology.  I’m pleased to have this opportunity to represent FormFactor in Europe, where the designers and manufacturers of the advanced semiconductors for many of these applications can benefit from FormFactor’s solutions.”

 

Vogel joins FormFactor from LSI, where he held a variety of direct sales, business development and regional management positions during his 19 years at the company.  Most recently, Vogel was vice president of sales and marketing of LSI Europe, where he was responsible for sales, customer marketing, customer service and applications engineering.  Before that, his roles included sales director for Central and Eastern Europe, including Benelux, Italy and Israel, as well as sales director in charge of the European Consumer and Communications business.  Prior to joining LSI, Vogel worked as an electronic design engineer at German Siemens AG on chip design and design verification for high-performance mainframe computers.

 

Vogel holds the equivalent of a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Darmstadt, Germany.

 

About FormFactor
Founded in 1993, FormFactor, Inc. (Nasdaq: FORM) is the leader in advanced wafer probe cards, which are used by semiconductor manufacturers to electrically test ICs.  The company’s wafer sort, burn-in and device performance testing products move IC testing upstream from post-packaging to the wafer level, enabling semiconductor manufacturers to lower their overall production costs, improve yields, and bring next-generation devices to market.  FormFactor is headquartered in Livermore, California with operations in Europe, Asia and North America.  For more information, visit the company’s web site at www.formfactor.com.



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