ITerra Communications has appointed DR. AVI KATZ as president, CEO, and member of the board of directors. Dr. Katz was previously president and CEO of Intransa. He also had been CEO of Equator Technologies.
Zarlink Semiconductor, Inc.—DR. ADAM CHOWANIEC to the board of directors; continues as chairman of the board of directors at Tundra Semiconductor.
Quantam Leap Packaging, Inc.—FRITZ JOHNSON to vice president of business development; formerly employed in senior sales and product-management positions at Kyocera America, Inc., Johnson Matthey Electronics, and Sumitomo Bakelite.
Trident Microsystems, Inc.—DAVID L. TEICHMANN to general counsel, vice president of human resources, and corporate secretary; formerly senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary of GoRemote Internet Communications, Inc.
eASIC Corp.—FRED N. LANCIA II to vice president of sales; formerly vice president of sales and product marketing for KeyEye Communications.
Silicon Motion Technology Corp.—RIYADH LAI to CFO; formerly head of the Technology Group at ING Corporate Finance, Asia.
Endicott Interconnect Technologies, Inc.—ROBERT WHITEHOUSE to director of engineering; formerly held senior engineering-management positions with Epec LLC, Sanmina-SCI, Hadco, United Technologies Corp., Digital Equipment Corp., and Texas Instruments.
Silterra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.—LAI YIT LOONG to vice president of sales and marketing; formerly vice president of sales and marketing for Taiwan and Southeast Asia at Nvidia. Also, DR. TZU YIN CHIU to president and COO; formerly senior vice president and COO of Hua Hong International and president of Hua Hong Semiconductor International.
Prototron Circuits—RONALD S. SNART-LAND to production manager of the Tucson, AZ facility; formerly employed with Viasystems, Tri-Star, and Continental Circuits.
Tundra Semiconductor Corp.—DR.BENNY CHANG to chief technology officer (CTO); continues as vice president of engineering. Also, ED VOPNITO to vice president of operations; formerly director of engineering.
Applied Wave Research, Inc.—DANE COLLINS to CEO; formerly executive vice president.
Silterra USA—DR. CHARLES CHAN to president; formerly held the position of vice president of foundry outsourcing at Huahong International.
Millennia Technology, Inc.—PAT SIMS to materials manager; formerly director of sourcing and materials at the Cattron Group International.
NXTcomm—MICHAEL CERAMI to director of sales; formerly employed with CTIA—the Wireless Association.
Eurotherm—DAN DUDICI to product manager for Action Instruments; formerly product marketing manager at Omron Electronics.
Credence Systems Corp.—JOY E. LEO to senior vice president of finance and CFO; formerly vice president of finance and administration, CFO, and secretary for Artisan Components, Inc.