December 9, 2011 – BUSINESS WIRE — Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC or K&S) named Chin Hu Lim to its Board of Directors, also serving on KLIC’s Management Development & Compensation Committee. Lim is the managing partner of Stream Global Venture Catalyst Pte Ltd., a venture fund providing seed funding for start-up companies in the social media and interactive digital media space.
Lim has over 28 years of experience in the information and communication industries.
- CEO BT Frontline Pte Ltd., a subsidiary of British Telecom Group.
- CEO of Frontline Pte Ltd., a Singapore exchange listed company with operations in Asia Pacific, South East Asia, China and India.
- Sales, marketing and management positions with Sun Microsystems and Hewlett-Packard.
Lim has served as a council member of the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation, the IT Standards Committee and the National Infocomm Manpower Council. He was also a board member of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore. He is currently a board member for the Changi General Hospital and G-Able (Thailand) Ltd., a leading information technology services company in Thailand.
Lim holds a bachelor of electronics & computer science degree from La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia and a degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore.
MacDonell Roehm, Chairman of the K&S Board of Directors, welcomed Lim, praising his expertise in the information and communication industries, finance and Asian markets.