STATS ChipPAC Appoints James A. Norling as Chairman
SINGAPORE--24 APRIL 2013, UNITED STATES -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/13
-- STATS ChipPAC Ltd. ("STATS ChipPAC" or the "Company") (SGX-ST:
STATSChP) (SGX: S24), a leading provider of advanced semiconductor
packaging and test services, today announced the appointment of Mr.
James A. Norling to succeed Mr. Charles R. Wofford as Chairman of the
Board of Directors with immediate effect. He was appointed to the
Board of Directors at the Company's Annual General Meeting held on 24
April 2013. Mr. Wofford will retire from over 15 years of service on
STATS ChipPAC's Board of Directors, including 11 years as Chairman of
Mr. Norling is presently the Executive Chairman of GLOBALFOUNDRIES
Inc. and a Director of Harley-Davidson, Inc. A well respected
electronics industry veteran, Mr. Norling served a distinguished
35-year career with Motorola Inc. from 1965 to 2000, where he was the
president of the Personal Communications Sector. He was the former
Chairman of Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd ("Chartered"),
from 2002 until the company was acquired by Advanced Technology
Investment Corporation in 2009. Mr. Norling also served as interim
President and Chief Executive Officer of Chartered during 2002.
Mr. Wofford remarked, "It is my honor and privilege to have lead
STATS ChipPAC through the past 11 years of growth to be one of the
largest semiconductor assembly and test companies in the world. This
would not have been possible without the leadership and guidance of
my fellow Board members. Jim's seasoned industry experience and
wealth of perspectives will contribute greatly to STATS ChipPAC's
continued success as a leading semiconductor assembly and test
Mr. Norling said, "I am delighted to join STATS ChipPAC as the
Chairman of the Board and am excited to build on the firm foundations
and momentum of the Company. The Board expresses its deep
appreciation and gratitude to Charles for his leadership and
exceptional contributions as the Chairman of STATS ChipPAC."
About STATS ChipPAC Ltd.
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. (SGX-ST Code: S24) is a leading service provider
of semiconductor packaging design, assembly, test and distribution
solutions in diverse end market applications including
communications, digital consumer and computing. With global
headquarters in Singapore, STATS ChipPAC has design, research and
development, manufacturing or customer support offices throughout
Asia, the United States and Europe. STATS ChipPAC is listed on the
SGX-ST. Further information is available at www.statschippac.com.
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