Ultra Clean Holdings, a developer and supplier of critical subsystems for the semiconductor capital equipment, flat panel, solar and medical device industries, has appointed Kevin (Casey) Eichler to the position of senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). Eichler served on Ultra Clean’s board of directors since March 2004 and was most recently lead director and chairman of the audit committee.
Eichler joins Ultra Clean as a senior executive with over 25 years of diverse experience in finance, operations and administration. His background includes public, private and start-up companies, and proven success in the development and implementation of strategic, operational and restructuring plans.
Previously, Eichler was the senior vice president and CFO of Credence Systems from January 2008 to November 2008. Prior to that, he was the executive vice president of operations and CFO of MarketTools from March 2006 to December 2007. Eichler also served as the vice president and CFO of MIPS Technologies from June 1998 to February 2006. Prior to that, he held management positions with several technology companies including Visigenic Software, NeXT Software and Microsoft.
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