People: Lam Research Corp (LRCX.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Newberry

59 2012 Chairman of the Board

Martin Anstice

46 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Douglas Bettinger

46 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Timothy Archer

46 2012 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Richard Gottscho

61 2010 Executive Vice President - Global Products Group

Sarah O'Dowd

63 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

Eric Brandt

51 2010 Independent Director

Michael Cannon

61 2011 Independent Director

Youssef El-Mansy

68 2012 Independent Director

Christine Heckart

47 2011 Independent Director

Grant Inman

71 1981 Independent Director

Catherine Lego

56 2006 Independent Director

Krishna Saraswat

66 2012 Independent Director

William Spivey

66 2012 Independent Director

Abhijit Talwalkar

49 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Newberry

Mr. Stephen G. Newberry has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Lam Research Corporation effective November 1, 2012. He served as the Company’s Vice Chairman from December 2010 to November 2012, Chief Executive Officer from June 2005 to January 2012 and President from July 1998 to December 2010. Mr. Newberry joined the Company in August 1997 as Executive Vice President, a role in which he served until July 1998, and Chief Operating Officer, a role in which he served until June 2005. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Newberry held various executive positions at Applied Materials, Inc. during his 17-year tenure there, including as Group Vice President of Global Operations and Planning. Mr. Newberry has served as a member of the board of directors of Nanometrics Incorporated, a provider of process control metrology and inspection systems, since May 2011; Splunk Inc., a software platform company for real-time operational intelligence, since January 2013, and Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International, or “SEMI,” a global semiconductor industry trade association, since July 2004.Mr. Newberry previously served on the board of directors of Amkor Technology, Inc., a provider of outsourced semiconductor packaging assembly and test services, from March 2009 to May 2011 and Nextest Systems Corporation, a developer of automated test equipment systems for the semiconductor industry, from 2000 to 2008.Mr. Newberry received a B.S. degree in ocean engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated from the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

Martin Anstice

Mr. Martin B. Anstice is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Lam Research Corporation. Mr. Anstice joined the Company in April 2001 as Senior Director, Operations Controller, was promoted to the position of Managing Director and Corporate Controller in May 2002, and was promoted to Group Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Accounting Officer in June 2004. He was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in September 2008 and President in December 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Anstice held various finance positions from 1988 to 1999 at Raychem Corporation, a global materials science company. Subsequent to the acquisition of Raychem by Tyco International, a global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions and wireless systems, he assumed responsibilities supporting mergers and acquisition activities of Tyco Electronics. Mr. Anstice is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants in the United Kingdom.

Douglas Bettinger

Douglas R. Bettinger is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Lam Research. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Bettinger served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Avago Technologies from August 2008 to February 2013. From 2007 to 2008, he served as Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller at Xilinx, Inc., and from 2004 to 2007, he was Chief Financial Cfficer at 24/7 Customer, a privately held company. Mr. Bettinger worked at Intel Corporation from 1993 to 2004, where he held several senior-level finance and manufacturing operations positions, including Corporate Planning and Reporting Controller and Malaysia Site Operations Controller. He earned a master’s degree in business administration in finance from the University of Michigan and has a bachelor of science degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

Timothy Archer

Timothy M. Archer joined Lam Research in June 2012 as the Company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Lam Research, Mr. Archer spent 18 years at Novellus Systems in various technology development and business leadership roles, including most recently as Chief Operating Officer from January 2011 to June 2012, Executive Vice President Worldwide Sales, Marketing, and Customer Satisfaction from September 2009 to January 2011, and Executive Vice President of the PECVD and Electrofill Business Units from November 2008 to September 2009. Mr. Archer’s tenure at Novellus Systems also included assignments as Senior Director of Technology for Novellus Systems Japan from 1999 to 2001 and Senior Director of Technology for the Electrofill Business Unit from April 2001 to April 2002. Mr. Archer started his career in 1989 at Tektronix where he was responsible for process development for high-speed bipolar integrated circuits. Mr. Archer completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard Graduate School of Business and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Physics from the California Institute of Technology.

Richard Gottscho

Dr.Richard A. Gottscho is the Company’s Executive Vice President, Global Products Group, a position he has held since August 2010. Prior to that time, he had been Group Vice President and General Manager, Etch Businesses since March 2007. Dr. Gottscho joined the Company in January 1996 and has served at various Director and Vice President levels in support of etch products, CVD products, and corporate research. Prior to joining Lam Research, Dr. Gottscho was a member of Bell Laboratories for 15 years where he started his career working in plasma processing. During his tenure at Bell, he headed research departments in electronics materials, electronics packaging, and flat panel displays. Dr. Gottscho is the author of numerous papers, patents, and lectures in plasma processing and process control. He is a recipient of the American Vacuum Society’s Peter Mark Memorial Award and Plasma Science and Technology Division Prize, the Gaseous Electronics Conference Foundation Lecturer, the Dry Process Symposium Nishizawa Award, and the Tegal Thinker Award. He is a fellow of the American Physical and American Vacuum Societies and has served on numerous editorial boards of refereed technical publications, program committees for major conferences in plasma science and engineering, and was vice-chair of a National Research Council study on plasma science in the 1980s. Dr. Gottscho earned Ph.D. and B.S. degrees in physical chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Pennsylvania State University, respectively.

Sarah O'Dowd

Sarah A. O'Dowd joined Lam Research in September 2008 as Group Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, responsible for general legal matters, intellectual property and ethics & compliance. In addition to her Legal function, in April 2009 she was appointed Vice President of Human Resources and served in this dual capacity from April 2009 through May 2012. Prior to joining Lam Research, Ms. O’Dowd was Vice President and General Counsel for FibroGen, Inc. from February 2007 until September 2008. Until February 2007, Ms. O’Dowd was a shareholder in the law firm of Heller Ehrman LLP for more than twenty years, practicing in the areas of corporate securities, governance and mergers and acquisitions for a variety of clients, principally publicly traded high technology companies. She served in a variety of leadership and management roles at Heller Ehrman, including Managing Partner of the Silicon Valley and San Diego offices, member of the firm’s Policy Committee and, as head of the firm’s business practice groups, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Ms. O’Dowd earned her J.D. and M.A. in communications from Stanford University and her bachelor of arts degree in mathematics from Immaculata College.

Eric Brandt

Mr. Eric K. Brandt serves as Independent Director of Lam Research Corporation since 2010. Mr. Brandt serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Broadcom Corporation, a global supplier of semiconductor devices, a role in which he has served since joining Broadcom in March 2007. From September 2005 to March 2007, Mr. Brandt served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company. Prior to Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Brandt was Executive Vice President-Finance and Technical Operations and Chief Financial Officer of Allergan Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical company, where he also held a number of other senior positions following his arrival there in May 1999.Mr. Brandt has served as a member of the board of directors and a member of the committee responsible for compensation of Dentsply International, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of dental product solutions, since 2004.Mr. Brandt received a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

Michael Cannon

Mr. Michael R. Cannon has been appointed as Independent Director of Lam Research Corporation since February 2011. He is General Partner of MRC & LBC Partners, LLC, a private management consulting company. From February 2007 until his retirement in January 2009, Mr. Cannon served as President of Global Operations of Dell Inc., a computer systems manufacturer and services provider, and from January 2009 to January 2011, he served as a consultant to Dell. Prior to joining Dell, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Solectron Corporation, an electronic manufacturing services company, from January 2003 to February 2007. From July 1996 to January 2003, Mr. Cannon served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Maxtor Corporation, a disk drive and storage systems manufacturer. Prior to joining Maxtor, Mr. Cannon held senior management positions at International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), a global services, software and systems company.He studied mechanical engineering at Michigan State University and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

Youssef El-Mansy

Dr. Youssef A. El-Mansy, Ph.D., serves as Independent Director of Lam Research Corporation since June 4, 2012. He is the retired Vice President, Director of Logic Technology Development, at Intel Corporation, a leading producer of microchips, computing and communications products, where he was responsible for managing technology development, the processor design center for Intel’s Technology and Manufacturing Group and two wafer manufacturing facilities. Dr. El-Mansy joined Intel in 1979 and led microprocessor technology development at Intel for 20 years.Dr. El-Mansy holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in electronics and communications from Alexandria University in Egypt and a Ph.D. degree in electronics from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

Christine Heckart

Ms. Christine A. Heckart serves as Independent Director of Lam Research Corporation since 2011. She is the Executive Vice President, Strategy, Marketing, People and Systems of ServiceSource International Inc., a service revenue management company, a role in which she has served since May 2013. Prior to her promotion she was the Chief Marketing Officer since July 2012. From February 2010 to May 2012, she was the Chief Marketing Officer at NetApp, Inc., a data storage and management solutions provider. Ms. Heckart served as General Manager for the TV, video and music business of Microsoft Corporation, a developer of software, services, and hardware, from 2005 to 2010 and led global marketing at Juniper Networks, Inc., a provider of network infrastructure solutions, from 2002 to 2005. She was President at TeleChoice, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in business and marketing strategies, from 1995 to 2002.Ms. Heckart holds a B.A. degree in economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Grant Inman

Mr. Grant M. Inman is Independent Director of Lam Research Corporation since August 1981. He is the founder and General Partner of Inman Investment Management, a venture investment firm formed in 1998. Prior to 1998, he co-founded and served as General Partner of Inman & Bowman, a venture capital firm formed in 1985. Mr. Inman was a general partner of the investment banking firm Hambrecht & Quist from 1980 to 1985. Mr. Inman has served as a member of the board of directors of Paychex, Inc., a payroll and human resources outsourcing services company, since 1983, where he serves as a member of the audit committee and the governance and compensation committee and is the chairman of the investment committee. He is also a Trustee of The University of California, Berkeley Foundation. Mr. Inman holds a B.A. degree in economics from the University of Oregon and an M.B.A. degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

Catherine Lego

Ms. Catherine P. Lego,CPA, is Independent Director of Lam Research Corporation since 2006. From December 1999 to December 2009, she was the General Partner of The Photonics Fund, LLP, an early stage venture capital investment firm focused on investing in components, modules and systems companies for the fiber optics telecommunications market, which she founded. Ms. Lego was a general partner at Oak Investment Partners, a venture capital firm, from 1981 to 1992. Prior to Oak Investment Partners, she practiced as a Certified Public Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand, an accounting firm.She received a B.A. degree in economics and biology from Williams College and an M.S. degree in accounting from the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Krishna Saraswat

Dr. Krishna C. Saraswat, Ph.D., serves as Independent Director of Lam Research Corporation since June 4, 2012. He has served as the Rickey/Nielsen Professor in the School of Engineering of Stanford University since 2004. He has also served as a Professor of Electrical Engineering and a Professor of Material Science and Engineering at Stanford University since 1983.Dr. Saraswat previously served on the board of directors of Novellus Systems, Inc. from February 2011 until the company was acquired by Lam Research in June 2012. Dr. Saraswat, an IEEE Life Fellow, received a B.E. degree in electronics in 1968 from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, India, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering in 1969 and 1974, respectively, from Stanford University. At Stanford University, he has been engaged in research on new and innovative materials, structures, and process technology of silicon, germanium and III-V devices and interconnects for VLSI, nanoelectronics and solar cells.

William Spivey

Dr. William R. Spivey, Ph.D., serves as Independent Director of Lam Research Corporation since June 4, 2012. From July 2000 to September 2001, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Luminent, Inc., a producer of fiber optic components. From October 1997 to July 2000, he was Group President, Network Products Group of Lucent Technologies, a producer of world-wide communications products. Previously he held senior executive positions at AT&T Microelectronics, a communications company, and Tektronix, Inc., a provider of communications network management and diagnostic solutions. Dr. Spivey has served as a member of the board of directors of Cascade Microtech, Inc., a developer of precision electrical measurement and test of advanced semiconductor devices, since 1998, where he chairs the compensation committee and is a member of the audit committee; and Raytheon Company, a prime contractor on a broad portfolio of defense and related programs for government customers, since 1999, where he chairs the compensation committee and is a member of the governance and nominating committee and a former member of the audit committee.Dr. Spivey holds a B.S. degree in physics from Duquesne University, a Masters degree in physics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. degree in management from Walden University.

Abhijit Talwalkar

Mr. Abhijit Y. Talwalkar serves as Independent Director of Lam Research Corporation since February 2011. Since 2005, he has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of LSI Corporation, a leading provider of silicon, systems and software technologies for the storage and networking markets, since 2005. Prior to joining LSI, Mr. Talwalkar was employed by Intel Corporation, a microprocessor manufacturer, from 1993 to 2005. At Intel, he held a number of senior management positions, including as Corporate Vice President and Co-General Manager of the Digital Enterprise Group, which is comprised of Intel’s business client, server, storage and communications business, and as Vice President and General Manager for the Intel Enterprise Platform Group, where he focused on developing, marketing, and supporting Intel business strategies for enterprise computing. Prior to joining Intel, Mr. Talwalkar held senior engineering and marketing positions at Sequent Computer Systems, a multiprocessing computer systems design and manufacturer that is currently a part of IBM; Bipolar Integrated Technology, Inc., a VLSI bipolar semiconductor company; and Lattice Semiconductor Inc., a service driven developer of programmable design solutions widely used in semiconductor components.He has a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Oregon State University.

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