DCG Systems Appoints Ronen Benzion to President

DCG Systems Appoints Ronen Benzion to President 
FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/19/13 --  DCG Systems, Inc. today
announced that it has appointed Ronen Benzion to President of DCG
Systems. Ronen will assume the position of President for Dr. Israel
Niv, who will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer. In their
respective roles, Mr. Benzion will be expanding products into
Inspection and Metrology along with continuing to lead the existing
three Product Groups, Field Operations and US Manufacturing
Operations, while Dr. Niv will focus on identifying new business
opportunities and expanding DCG markets to further grow the company.  
"We are pleased to welcome Ronen, whose extensive leadership and
management expertise is a significant addition to our executive team.
His solid background in Semiconductors Inspection and Metrology,
running large successful business operations for Applied Materials,
and his proven experience in forging strong customer relationships
will be critical in expanding DCG reach within the markets we serve,"
said Dr. Niv, CEO, DCG Systems. "We are confident that Ronen will be
able to leverage his skills, experience, and significant domain
expertise in semiconductors process control to spearhead new
opportunities that will enable us to achieve new levels of
performance and growth." 
"I am incredibly energized to help lead DCG to its next phase of
innovation," said Mr. Benzion, President, DCG Systems. "This past
year brought great developments for DCG, and 2013 looks even more
promising. I look forward to working with DCG's customers, the
executive management team and our employees to ensure our continued
and mutual success."  
Prior to joining DCG, Mr. Benzion served as Corporate Vice President,
President of Applied Materials Israel, and General Manager of the
Process Diagnostics and Control (PDC) business unit at Applied
Materials Inc. He was responsible for overseeing operations,
including maximizing profit, establishing innovative and world-class
quality product, growing company share in the mask and wafer
inspection markets and creating solutions that enhanced the company's
overall performance in the metrology and inspection markets. He led
that business unit to record results growing market-share, revenue
and profitability.  
In addition, Mr. Benzi
on was responsible for business development,
government relations, community affairs and academia relations in
Israel. Mr. Benzion joined Applied Materials in 1997 following the
company's acquisition of Opal, Inc., and was promoted up through
various positions of increasing responsibility in product development
and management. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in
electrical engineering from Tel-Aviv University. 
About DCG Systems
 DCG Systems, Inc., a privately held company
headquartered in Fremont, California, is the industry's leading
supplier of semiconductor diagnostic, characterization and defect
localization solutions. With more than 1200 systems deployed
worldwide, DCG Systems delivers the most comprehensive and advanced
systems available to enhance the yield and efficiency of today's
micro-fabrication technologies. DCG's solutions include: circuit edit
(CE); circuit analysis; electrical failure analysis; thermal failure
analysis; and nanoprobing characterization. All of DCG's solutions
leverage its patented NEXS(TM) software suite for unrivaled CAD
navigational capabilities.  
DCG Systems has offices in the U.S., Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia,
Singapore, Israel, the Netherlands and Germany. For more information
about DCG Systems, visit www.dcgsystems.com. 
Nicole Berens 
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