21 October 2011

JDSU appoints test & measurement expert Barnes to board

JDSU of Milpitas, CA, USA, which serves the Communications Test & Measurement, Communications & Commercial Optical Products, and Advanced Optical Technologies sectors, has appointed Keith Barnes to its board of directors.

“We welcome Keith to JDSU’s board of directors and look forward to drawing on the expertise he has built over the last 35 years as a global technology business leader,” says chairman Martin Kaplan. Barnes complements JDSU’s board with extensive test & measurement industry knowledge and global operations expertise spanning North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, he adds.

Barnes has held senior executive positions in semiconductor, manufacturing and test & measurement companies, including serving as chairman and CEO for three public companies. Most recently he was chairman of Verigy, a semiconductor equipment company focused on lab and manufacturing test solutions for firms in the communications, consumer electronics, computers and memory industries. He also served as division president of the Agilent Technologies test business which was spun out to become Verigy. Earlier in his career, Barnes served in executive positions with Electroglas, IMS, Cadence and Kontron. He is also on the board of Spansion Inc and is a director of the San Jose State University Foundation Board.

With Barnes’ election, JDSU’s board now consists of 10 members, including nine independent directors.

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