Credence Adds to Board

Ping Yang joins from Taiwan Semi and Texas Instruments.
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Credence Systems


, a provider of test solutions for the semiconductor industry, said Monday that it appointed Dr. Ping Yang to its board of directors

Dr. Yang brings to the position 26 years of semiconductor industry experience in roles at companies including

Taiwan Semiconductor

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, where he most recently served as vice president of research and development, and

Texas Instruments

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, the Milpitas, Calif.-based company said.

He currently operates an independent consulting practice serving semiconductor companies, providing expertise in the areas of VLSI technology development, computer-aided design, circuits and systems, large-scale integrated circuits and solid-state electronics, the company added.

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