9 March 2011

Bridgelux adds board member as chair of audit committee

LED chip and lighting array maker Bridgelux Inc of Livermore, CA, USA (which claims to be the only vertically integrated maker of LED solid-state light sources specifically for the lighting industry) says that George de Urioste has joined its board of directors, serving as chairman of its audit committee.

de Urioste has more than 30 years of experience in the semiconductor and enterprise software industries. “George’s experience as CFO and COO in publicly held companies is well suited to Bridgelux’s needs as we embark on our next phase of growth,” says CEO Bill Watkins. “His success in growing and managing world-class operations and teams will be instrumental.”

Previously, de Urioste served in 2008 as interim chief financial officer and then interim chief operating officer of Marvell Technology, a $3bn semiconductor provider of analog and digital signal processing products for data storage, mobile and video communications. While CFO, its market capitalization grew from $6bn to $10bn. de Urioste was also COO and CFO at Chordiant Software Inc and CFO at Remedy Corp when both firms were publicly held. More recently, he was a member of the board of directors and served for three years as the audit committee chairman at Saba Software Inc. de Urioste is also a Certified Public Accountant.

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