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Rudolph Technologies Appoints Vita A. Cassese to Board of Directors


Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:RTEC) announced today the appointment
of Vita A. Cassese to the Rudolph Technologies Board of Directors,
effective today.

Ms. Cassese is the CEO of Mardon Management Advisors, a technology and
analytics advisory firm that helps businesses capitalize on innovation
and data to realize operational excellence and drive revenue growth.
With over 30 years of experience as an operating executive and
strategist, Vita is a senior advisor to Vestar Capital Partners and a
member of the Technology Advisory Board of Riverside Partners,
responsible for identifying and qualifying potential technology trends,
investments and partnerships. As chief information officer of Pfizer's
Worldwide Pharmaceuticals Group, Vita led an organization of nearly
2,000 employees in 44 countries. While at Pfizer, Vita was instrumental
in the creation and leadership of Pfizer's Global Innovation

"Rudolph Technologies continues to position itself for sustainable
growth and scale in accordance with our strategic plan," said Michael
Plisinski, chief executive officer, Rudolph Technologies. "Vita's
operational experience in both large and small companies, combined with
her expertise in strategy for technology companies, will be an asset to
our board. We are pleased to have Vita join our board of directors."

"Rudolph Technologies is an exciting company with market and product
diversity that provides a multitude of exciting growth opportunities,"
commented Vita Cassese. "I am looking forward to applying my experience
in business development and strategy to help Rudolph Technologies
maximize those opportunities."

Vita has been a guest lecturer at New York University's Stern School of
Business, MIT Sloan School of Business, and Boston University. She is a
mentor for the Masters in Technology program at Columbia
University. Vita earned a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from the
College of Mount Saint Vincent, and her MBA from New York University's
Stern School of Business.

About Rudolph Technologies
Rudolph Technologies, Inc. is a
leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of defect
inspection, lithography, process control metrology, and process control
software used by semiconductor and advanced packaging device
manufacturers worldwide. Rudolph delivers comprehensive solutions
throughout the fab with its families of proprietary products that
provide critical yield-enhancing information, enabling microelectronic
device manufacturers to drive down costs and time to market of their
devices. Headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts, Rudolph supports
its customers with a worldwide sales and service organization.
Additional information can be found on the Company's website at

Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains
forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "Act") which include the benefits to
Rudolph to be afforded by the new director as well as other matters that
are not purely historical data. Rudolph wishes to take advantage of the
"safe harbor" provided for by the Act and cautions that actual results
may differ materially from those projected as a result of various
factors, including risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond
Rudolph's control. Such factors include, but are not limited to,
personality or philosophical differences which may compromise the
functioning of the Board. Additional information and considerations
regarding the risks faced by Rudolph are available in Rudolph's Form
10-K report for the year ended December 31, 2017 and other filings with
the Securities and Exchange Commission. As the forward-looking
statements are based on Rudolph's current expectations, the company
cannot guarantee any related future results, levels of activity,
performance or achievements. Rudolph does not assume any obligation to
update the forward-looking information contained in this press release.

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