* Lattice names VP as interim CEO
* Lattice shares fall 8 pct in post-mkt trade
Aug 6 Chipmaker Lattice Semiconductor Corp's
(LSCC.O) Chief Executive Bruno Guilmart resigned to join
semiconductor assembly equipment maker Kulicke & Soffa
Industries Inc (KLIC.O).
Shares of Hillsboro, Oregon-based Lattice fell 8 percent in
Guilmart, whose resignation is effective Sept. 4, also
resigned as director of the company. He has been CEO since July
Lattice named Christopher Fanning as interim CEO and said
it intends to undertake a formal search for a new CEO.
Fanning currently serves as Lattice's corporate vice
president and general manager and joined the company in 1997.
Separately, Kulicke & Soffa Industries said Guilmart will
replace retiring CEO Scott Kulicke on Sept. 30.
Kulicke & Soffa said Guilmart will reside in Singapore. The
company will migrate other headquarters functions to Singapore
in fiscal 2011.
Shares of Lattice were trading down 44 cents at $5. They
closed at $5.44 Friday on Nasdaq. Shares of Kulicke closed at
(Reporting by Sayantani Ghosh in Bangalore; Editing by Maju