Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), a provider of customizable smart connectivity solutions, announced the appointment of Glenn Oâ€™Rourke as the Companyâ€™s Corporate Vice President, Global Operations, effective immediately. Mr. Oâ€™Rourke brings extensive business and technical experience, and expertise in supplier management, technology, product quality, and cost optimization to his new role. Prior to Lattice, Mr. Oâ€™Rourke was Corporate Vice President of Supplier Management, Technology & Product Cost Center at Xilinx, Inc.
Jim Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, â€śWe are excited to welcome Glenn Oâ€™Rourke to Latticeâ€™s leadership team, as we continue to attract key talent to our team. Glennâ€™s deep understanding of the FPGA industry and all facets from strategic planning through manufacturing and quality make him a perfect fit as we work to better optimize Latticeâ€™s operations to support our strategic goals and customersâ€™ multi-year product roadmaps.â€ť
Mr. Oâ€™Rourke said, “I am excited to be part of Latticeâ€™s leadership team. Having worked in the FPGA industry for many years I know the strength of the Companyâ€™s FPGA portfolio, global customer base and talented employees. I look forward to leveraging my expertise to help the Company enhance the capability, efficiency and profitability of its operations to enable exceptional growth.â€ť
Glenn Oâ€™Rourke brings to the role 30 years of FPGA technology and semiconductor industry experience. Over the last 15 years, he has been responsible for Xilinx Inc.â€™s supplier strategy, management and sourcing; foundry, package, assembly and reliability engineering; and product cost center and gross margin. He most recently served as Corporate Vice President of Supplier Management, Technology and Product Cost Center at Xilinx, Inc. He was previously Vice President of Technology, Product Quality and Reliability for all Xilinx processes and products, after serving as Senior Director of Product Development Engineering. Earlier in his career Mr. Oâ€™Rourke was Senior Group Manager Product and Test Engineering at Lattice Semiconductor, and was a Product Development Manager / Program Manager at STMicroelectronics. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Mississippi State University.