Tessera Appoints Two New Independent Directors
Tessera Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSRA) (the “Company”) announced
today that it has appointed Richard “Rick” S. Hill and Timothy “Tim” J.
Stultz, Ph.D. to its board of directors, effective immediately.
Hill served as the chief executive officer of Novellus Systems, Inc.
from 1993, as well as the chairman from 1996, until its acquisition for
more than $3 billion by Lam Research Corporation in June 2012. Novellus
supplied equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. Dr.
Stultz has served since 2007 as CEO, president and a director of
Nanometrics Incorporated, a leader in process-control metrology and
inspection systems used in the fabrication of semiconductors and other
devices. These appointments will expand the Company's board from six to