Onto Innovation Makes Appointment to Board of Directors

Mar 20, 2024

Onto Innovation Welcomes Susan Lynch to its Board of Directors


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Onto Innovation Inc. (NYSE: ONTO) (“Onto Innovation”, “Onto”, or the “Company”) announced Susan Lynch has joined its board of directors.

With over 30 years of leadership experience in high technology companies, Susan Lynch brings a strong background in financial leadership to Onto Innovation’s board of directors. She recently served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of V2X (formerly Vectrus, Inc.). Prior to V2X, Susan was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Sungard Availability Services, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Hitachi Vantara (formerly Hitachi Data Systems), vice president and chief financial officer of Raytheon Technical Services and assistant corporate controller of Honeywell International. Ms. Lynch has also served on the board of directors of Allegro MicroSystems since 2021.

“Susan brings significant executive leadership experience to the Onto Innovation board of directors. She has a long and impressive history of financial leadership experience at software and hardware companies in leading-edge technology markets. We expect her broad financial and technology experience to bring great insights to our board,” said Christopher Seams, chairman of Onto Innovation’s board of directors.

Ms. Lynch remarked, “Onto Innovation has become a strategic global partner for many of the leading semiconductor companies engaged in advanced logic and memory supporting the latest artificial intelligence (AI) trends, as well as suppliers for power devices supporting green initiatives. I value their focus on collaborative partnerships and their ability to deliver innovations that help improve yield and reduce cost. I am looking forward to bringing my expertise to this talented team.”

“Susan brings a fresh perspective to our board of directors, having both semiconductor and industrial company experience in her career. In addition, her financial expertise at large-cap and mid-cap companies provides additional perspective as Onto Innovation focuses on its own transformation and future growth within the semiconductor process control industry,” said Mike Plisinski, chief executive officer of Onto Innovation.

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Onto Innovation is a leader in process control, combining global scale with an expanded portfolio of leading-edge technologies that include: Un-patterned wafer quality; 3D metrology spanning chip features from nanometer scale transistors to large die interconnects; macro defect inspection of wafers and packages; metal interconnect composition; factory analytics; and lithography for advanced semiconductor packaging. Our breadth of offerings across the entire semiconductor value chain combined with our connected thinking approach results in a unique perspective to help solve our customers’ most difficult yield, device performance, quality, and reliability issues. Onto Innovation strives to optimize customers’ critical path of progress by making them smarter, faster and more efficient. With headquarters and manufacturing in the U.S., Onto Innovation supports customers with a worldwide sales and service organization. Additional information can be found at www.ontoinnovation.com.

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