Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC) (“Kulicke & Soffa”, “K&S” or the “Company”), announced today it has appointed Lester A. Wong, as Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. Mr. Wong, 52, most recently served as the Company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel & Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs and has been a key member of the executive leadership team since joining K&S in September of 2011.
“I want to thank Lester for taking on the interim CFO responsibilities and leading our global Finance, IT and Legal affairs teams over the past thirteen months,” stated Fusen Chen, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Lester consistently demonstrates thorough and thoughtful leadership enhancing our collective ability to efficiently create and deliver shareholder value.”
Prior to Kulicke & Soffa, Mr. Wong, held General Counsel and Senior Legal Counsel positions with several NASDAQ-listed companies where he played key roles in managing the company's public reporting, compliance, litigation and M&A activities. Mr. Wong earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of British Columbia in Canada and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Western Ontario.
About Kulicke & Soffa
Kulicke & Soffa (KLIC) is a leading provider of semiconductor packaging and electronic assembly solutions supporting the global automotive, consumer, communications, computing and industrial segments. As a pioneer in the semiconductor space, K&S has provided customers with market leading packaging solutions for decades. In recent years, K&S has expanded its product offerings through strategic acquisitions and organic development, adding advanced packaging, electronics assembly, wedge bonding and a broader range of expendable tools to its core offerings. Combined with its extensive expertise in process technology and focus on development, K&S is well positioned to help customers meet the challenges of packaging and assembling the next-generation of electronic devices (www.kns.com).