A career automotive industry executive, Ms. Hanley was most recently senior vice president and president, E-Systems for Lear Corporation, a global automotive technology leader in seating and electrical and electronic systems. In this role, Ms. Hanley was general manager of the Electronics, Electrical Distribution and Terminal and Connectors business for Lear, with financial responsibility for over $5 billion in revenue, 50 manufacturing facilities and over 70,000 team members globally. Prior to that role, she held operational positions of increasing responsibility throughout her 25-year career at Lear.
"We're excited to have Jeneanne Hanley join the KLA board," commented Edward W. (Ned) Barnholt, chairman of the board of KLA. "Jeneanne is an accomplished automotive industry executive who brings significant experience pairing business strategy with organizational strategy in a complex global industry. We look forward to her contributions to the board."
"With our recently announced new R&D facility in Ann Arbor, Michigan, KLA is focused on developing innovative solutions for a broad spectrum of exciting new semiconductor and electronics applications, including in the automotive electronics industry," added Rick Wallace, president, CEO and member of the board of directors at KLA. "We have been working in close cooperation with global partners as well as local academia and partners in Michigan. Jeneanne's automotive industry expertise and professional network globally, and in Michigan, will be invaluable to the company as we pursue our vision to create impactful technologies that will ultimately enrich the human experience."
Ms. Hanley currently serves on the board of directors of Inforum, the leading professional women's alliance in Michigan, in addition to the board of governors of the Cranbrook Institute of Science. She was recognized by Automotive News as one of the "Top 100 Women in the Auto Industry" in 2010 and 2015, as well as one of the "100 Most Influential Women in Michigan" in 2016 by Crain's Detroit Business. Ms. Hanley earned a Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.
About KLA-Tencor Corporation:
KLA develops industry-leading equipment and services that enable innovation throughout the electronics industry. We provide advanced process control and process-enabling solutions for manufacturing wafers and reticles, integrated circuits, packaging, printed circuit boards and flat panel displays. In close collaboration with leading customers across the globe, our expert teams of physicists, engineers, data scientists and problem-solvers design solutions that move the world forward. Additional information may be found at www.kla.com (KLAC-F).