Fairchild Reports Senior Corporate Appointments
Fairchild Semiconductor International (South Portland, ME) announced several new corporate promotions and the creation of a new position to enable the company to expand its worldwide industry leadership. Fairchild has named Hans Wildenberg to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. Reporting directly to Fairchild President, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Kirk Pond, Wildenberg will focus on driving the day-to-day operations in sales and marketing, global operations, product divisions, technology and quality.
Matt Towse has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, he served as Vice President and Treasurer, a position he has held since 1997. He will continue to report to Joe Martin, who has been elected Vice Chairman of the Board and promoted to Senior Executive Vice President. Fairchild's Assistant General Counsel, Paul Delva, has been promoted to the position of Vice President and General Counsel. Delva will continue to report to Dan Boxer, who has been promoted to Senior Executive Vice President and will remain secretary to Fairchild's Board of Directors.
Pete Groth has been promoted to the position of Vice President and Treasurer, filling the vacancy created by Matt Towse's promotion. Groth has led Fairchild's investor relations efforts since 1999 and will continue with that responsibility while assuming the position of treasurer.