GigOptix Appoints Mr. Tom Mitchell, Chairman and CEO of Fabrinet, to its Board of Directors
GigOptix, Inc. (NYSE: GIG) today announced that Mr. David T. (Tom) Mitchell has been appointed to fill a vacancy on GigOptix's Board of Directors as an independent Class I Director.
Mr. Mitchell has over 33 years of experience in the electronics and semiconductor industries, while founding and co-founding two of the biggest manufacturing names in the industry. Currently, Mr. Mitchell is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Fabrinet (NYSE: FN) for which he established the company vision of striving through manufacturing excellence and customer focus to be the very best manufacturing outsourcing solution for complex optical, industrial and automotive products. Mr. Mitchell was also a co-founder and president of Seagate Technology, a leading disk drive company, and formerly Thailand's largest foreign employer.
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