SAN JOSE, Calif., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced that Steve Skaggs has been appointed as the company's permanent Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Skaggs had been serving as interim Chief Financial Officer since April 2, 2013.
"We are pleased that Steve has decided to accept the permanent position, making for a seamless transition given his tenure at Atmel, prior leadership history, and semiconductor experience," said Steven Laub, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Skaggs joined Atmel in 2010. He worked previously at Lattice Semiconductor, where he served as President and CEO and also as CFO. Prior to Lattice, Mr. Skaggs was employed by Bain & Company, an international strategic consulting firm, where he specialized in high technology product strategy, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructurings. He holds an MBA degree from the Harvard Business School and a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.
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