FREMONT, Calif., June 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lam Research Corporation (LRCX) today announced that Sohail Ahmed has joined the company’s board of directors effective as of June 3, 2019. The new addition will expand Lam’s board to 12 members.
Mr. Ahmed previously served as senior vice president and general manager of the Technology Manufacturing Group at Intel Corporation. In that role, he oversaw the research and development (R&D) as well as the deployment of next-generation silicon logic technologies for production of future Intel microprocessors. During his more than 30 years at Intel, Mr. Ahmed held various leadership positions including corporate vice president and general manager of the Logic Technology Department for advanced technology silicon development.
"It is a pleasure to welcome Sohail Ahmed as a Director of Lam Research," said Stephen G. Newberry, chairman of Lam Research. "Mr. Ahmed’s extensive experience in building, leading, and scaling global manufacturing and R&D organizations for a major semiconductor manufacturer will augment the depth of the board’s technical knowledge.”
About Lam Research
Lam Research Corporation is a global supplier of innovative wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry. As a trusted, collaborative partner to the world’s leading semiconductor companies, we combine superior systems engineering capability, technology leadership, and unwavering commitment to customer success to accelerate innovation through enhanced device performance. In fact, today, nearly every advanced chip is built with Lam technology. Lam Research (LRCX) is a FORTUNE 500® company headquartered in Fremont, Calif., with operations around the globe. Learn more at www.lamresearch.com. (LRCX-B)
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