Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a high-performance semiconductor, IoT systems, and cloud connectivity service provider, announced today that its board of directors has appointed Mark Lin as Semtech’s new executive vice president and chief financial officer, succeeding Emeka Chukwu in that role, effective when Mr. Lin commences employment with the company. Mr. Lin will join Semtech not later than October 4, 2023.
“We are delighted to welcome to our executive team, Mark Lin, who brings extensive experience in public company capital structure, governance, financial planning and analysis, and mergers and acquisitions,” said Paul H. Pickle, Semtech’s president and chief executive officer. “His proven track record in these critical domains assures us that we will be poised for strategic growth, robust financial health, and enhanced value for our shareholders. With Mark at the helm of our financial operations, we are confident in navigating a dynamic business future, grounded in sound governance and innovative financial planning.”
Mr. Lin has served as vice president and corporate controller of MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of foundational technology solutions to leading edge semiconductor manufacturing, electronics and packaging, and specialty industrial applications since November 2019. Previously, Mr. Lin was with Microsemi Corporation, a provider of semiconductor and system solutions, from June 2005 until July 2019, holding various accounting and finance roles, including vice president, finance and corporate controller, a position he assumed in 2014. Mr. Lin received a Bachelor of Arts in business-economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and is a certified public accountant.
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