Veeco Appoints Gordon Hunter To Board Of Directors

Date: 15 June 2010
Source: Veeco
PLAINVIEW, N.Y., Jun 14, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) announced that Gordon Hunter has been appointed to its Board of Directors.  Mr.

Hunter, age 58, currently serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), a provider of circuit protection products and solutions with annual sales of $430 million in 2009. He also serves on the Council of Advisors of Shure Incorporated.
John R. Peeler, Veeco's Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We welcome Gordon to Veeco's Board, and look forward to having the advice and strategic thinking of a seasoned technology industry veteran. Gordon has a deep background in international sales, marketing and operations. As Veeco continues to rapidly expand our business globally in the high-growth "clean tech" segment, we are confident that Gordon will be a valued advisor to our team."
Mr. Hunter has been a director of Littelfuse since June 2002 and became the Company's Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2005. Prior to joining Littelfuse, Mr. Hunter was Vice President, Intel Communications Group, and General Manager, Optical Products Group. Mr. Hunter was responsible for managing Intel's access and optical communications business segments within the Intel Communications Group. Prior to joining Intel in February 2002, he served as President of Elo TouchSystems, a subsidiary of Raychem Corporation. Mr. Hunter also served in a variety of positions during a 20-year career at Raychem Corporation, including Vice President of Commercial Electronics and a variety of sales, marketing, engineering and management positions. He holds a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Liverpool, England, and an MBA from London Business School.

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