ON Semiconductor Corp. (Phoenix, AZ) announced that Keith Jackson will join the company as President, CEO and Director. Jackson replaces Steven Hanson who will leave the company to pursue other industry opportunities. Jackson brings more than two decades of experience in the semiconductor industry. Before joining ON Semiconductor, Jackson was executive vice president and general manager of the Analog-Mixed Signal division of Fairchild Semiconductor Corp.
"Keith Jackson is one of the leaders and visionaries in this industry," stated ON Semiconductor Chairman J. Daniel McCranie. "Attracting a dynamic executive of his capabilities demonstrates the high regard in which ON Semiconductor - and its 8,100 employees - are held. We think he is the ideal executive to lead the company as the industry recovers and ON Semiconductor enters its next phase of growth."