DenseLight Appoints CEO

DenseLight Semiconductors announces the appointment of William H. Diamond Jr. as its new CEO, replacing YeeLoy Lam, who remains CTO

December 2, 2002

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SINGAPORE -- DenseLight Semiconductors Private Limited ("DenseLight"), solutions provider of high-performance InP-based photonics integrated circuits, is pleased to announce the appointment of William H. Diamond Jr. as Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Dr. YeeLoy Lam, who remains the company's Chief Technology Officer. Bill Diamond brings over 20 years of industry experience and leadership to DenseLight. Most recently, he was CEO and President of Wavesplitter Technologies where he led the company's expansion into PLC technology and joint development programs with NEC, Infineon and GemFire. He was also a proponent of process automation in fiber optics and partnered with Matsushita in Japan for automation development. Prior to WaveSplitter, Diamond was Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at E-Tek Dynamics (now JDS Uniphase) joining the company prior to its successful IPO in December of 1998. Previously, Diamond spent 6 years with Lucent Technologies as Director of Marketing for the Optoelectronics Business Unit in Breinigsville PA with four years in Europe as Marketing Director, and Sales Director for Microelectronics Europe and General Manager for AT&T Microelectronics UK. Diamond spent nearly nine years with Lasertron (now Corning), where he rose through the ranks as Business Development Manager, Device Operations Director, North America Sales Manager, and Managing Director - Lasertron Europe. His vast experience and leadership in the optoelectronics space spans both active and passive components, an attribute that is extremely important to convey the value of present and future product solutions to DenseLight's existing and future customers. Dr. YeeLoy Lam, DenseLight's co-founder and CTO, enthused, "We are extremely pleased that Bill is joining us at this important stage of our development, as we move forward aggressively toward becoming a multinational corporation. Bill Diamond's proven track record will take DenseLight to the next level of success, adding tremendous value to all of our stakeholders." DenseLight Semiconductors Pte. Ltd.

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