April 19, 2012 - BUSINESS WIRE -- Ultratech Inc. (UTEK), lithography and laser-processing system supplier to semiconductor manufacturers and packaging providers, added Michael C. Child to its Board of Directors. Child served on Ultratech’s Board of Directors from 1993 to 1997.
Child has been with TA Associates Inc., a Boston-based private equity firm that manages over $16 billion in capital, since 1982, and is currently a senior advisor. He sits on the boards of Finisar Corporation, IPG Photonics, and FreeWave Technologies. While at TA, he has served as a director of 16 public companies including AST Research, Cadence Design Systems, DH Technology, Eagle Test Systems, Fargo Electronics, Network General Corporation, Novellus Systems, and Sonic Solutions. Prior to joining TA, Child worked for Rolm Corporation as a product manager, The Boston Consulting Group as a consultant, and Hewlett-Packard as a production engineer.
Child holds a bachelors of science in electrical engineering from the University of California at Davis and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Child combines extensive knowledge of this industry and of Ultratech itself, noted Ultratech chairman and CEO Arthur W. Zafiropoulo.
Ultratech Inc. (UTEK) designs, manufactures and markets photolithography and laser processing equipment for bump packaging of integrated circuits and high-brightness LEDs (HBLEDs). Ultratech developed laser spike anneal technology, which increases device yield, improves transistor performance and enables the progression of Moore's Law for 45-nm and below production of state-of-the-art consumer electronics. Visit Ultratech online at www.ultratech.com.