Kulicke & Soffa Industries names new CFO

Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) has announced that Jonathan Chou has stepped down as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer of the company effective immediately to spend more time with his family and to pursue other interests but will remain with the company until February 28, 2018 to ensure an orderly transition, the company said.

The Board of Directors has named Lester A. Wong, Kulicke & Soffa´s General Counsel & Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs, to fill the role of interim Chief Financial Officer and the company will conduct a search for a permanent successor among external and internal candidates.

Kulicke & Soffa (NASDAQ: KLIC) is a provider of semiconductor packaging and electronic assembly solutions supporting the global automotive, consumer, communications, computing and industrial segments. As a pioneer in the semiconductor space, K&S has provided customers with market packaging solutions for decades. In recent years, K&S has expanded its product offerings through strategic acquisitions and organic development, adding advanced packaging, electronics assembly, wedge bonding and a broader range of expendable tools to its core offerings.