Cascade Microtech Appoints Martin L. Rapp to Board of Directors
BEAVERTON, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 05/28/14 -- Cascade Microtech,
Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCD), a leader at enabling precision measurements of
integrated circuits at the wafer level, has elected Martin L. Rapp to
its Board of Directors effective May 9, 2014.
"Martin Rapp was selected for our Board because of his significant
experience building, leading and contributing to successful
technology organizations," said Michael Burger, president and CEO.
"He brings a strong background in research, process, and production
engineering which nicely complements the collective experience of our
"Cascade Microtech is a recognized leader in the semiconductor
equipment market, with recent awards for innovative products such as
its CM300 flexible autoprober and the APS200TESLA wafer probe system
for power electronics production," said Rapp. "The Company is also
gaining notoriety in emerging technologies such as 3D stacked
devices, having recently announced breakthroughs in probing 25
um-diameter micro-bumps. I'm pleased to join Cascade Microtech's
Board of Directors at this exciting time in the Company's growth, and
look forward to participating in its future success."
Mr. Rapp served as Chief Executive Officer of Laird Technologies,
Inc., a supplier of technology components that enable wireless
communications and solutions for electromagnetic interference,
thermal management and signal integrity, from 2001 until his
retirement in 2011. He was Managing Director of Laird PLC from 2008
to 2011 and Executive Director of Laird PLC from 2005 to 2011. Mr.
Rapp also served as non-executive director of Kionix, Inc., a
manufacturer of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) inertial
sensors and software solutions, from 2006 to 2009. Prior to joining
Laird in 1996, he held various engineering, marketing and management
positions with Monsanto, a chemical company, from 1981 to 1996. Mr.
Rapp holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of
Missouri-Columbia, an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Washington
University in St. Louis, an M.S. in Biology from the University of
Missouri-St. Louis, and an M.B.A. from Washington University in St.
Louis. Additionally, he holds six patents in solid-state electronics,
chemical processing, biotechnology, and electromagnetic shielding
About Cascade Microtech, Inc.
Cascade Microtech, Inc. (NASDAQ:
CSCD) is a worldwide leader in precision contact, electrical
measurement and test of integrated circuits (ICs), optical devices
and other small structures. For technology businesses and scientific
institutions that need to evaluate small structures, Cascade
Microtech delivers access to electrical data from wafers, ICs, IC
packages, circuit boards and modules, MEMS, 3D TSV, LED devices and
more. Cascade Microtech's leading-edge stations, probes, probe cards
and integrated systems deliver precision accuracy and superior
performance both in the lab and during production manufacturing of
high-speed and high-density semiconductor chips. For more information
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Cascade Microtech, Inc.
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