APT Appoints Robert Pearson As Director

October 17, 2000 by Jeff Shepard

Advanced Power Technology Inc. (APT, Bend, OR) announced that the APT board of directors has appointed Robert C. Pearson as a Director. Mr. Pearson has over 30 years of financial experience in the semiconductor and high-technology industry and is a senior vice president with Renaissance Capital Group (Greenwich, CT).Previous to his post at Renaissance Capital, Mr. Pearson worked with Texas Instruments (Dallas, TX). He earned his BS from the University of Maryland and holds an MBA from the University of Michigan.Patrick Sireta, APT's chairman and CEO, stated, "We are very pleased to welcome Bob to our board. He has an impressive background in financial management, most of which has been as a senior executive in the semiconductor industry. We look forward to the benefit of his contributions."