ON Semi BOD Elects Dan McCranie as ChairmanAugust 13, 2002 by Jeff Shepard
ON Semiconductor LLC (Phoenix, AZ) announced that its board of directors has elected J. Daniel McCranie as Chairman. McCranie replaces Syrus Madavi, who resigned as chairman from the board in order to dedicate full-time attention to his recently announced position as president of JDS Uniphase Corp. McCranie currently is the chairman of the board of Xicor Inc. (Milpitas, CA) and is a director of California Micro Devices Corp. (Milpitas, CA).
"As a member of our board, Dan's leadership and industry insight were key factors in many of our successes, particularly in the sales, marketing and product strategy arenas," stated ON Semicoductor President and CEO Steve Hanson. "As the market continues to improve, Dan's expertise in these areas will prove invaluable in his new role as chairman of our board of directors. On behalf of the entire board of directors, I congratulate Dan on the acceptance of his expanded role with the company."