FormFactor, Inc. Appoints Kelley Steven-Waiss to Board of Directors
August 7, 2015
New appointment strengthens the independence and diversity of FormFactor’s board.
The Board of Directors of FormFactor, Inc. (Nasdaq: FORM) today announced the appointment of Kelley Stevens-Waiss as an independent director of the firm, effective immediately. Ms. Steven-Waiss’ appointment expands the board to 7 directors with 4 independent directors. Ms. Steven-Waiss will be a member of each of the compensation and governance committees.
“This appointment demonstrates the commitment of FormFactor’s Board of Directors to a strong, independent, and diverse board.” said Tom St. Dennis, Executive Chairman of the Board. “Kelley’s 20 years of executive management experience in human resources, mergers and acquisitions, and change management will be a great asset for us as we guide FormFactor’s growth and development to the next level.”
Ms. Steven-Waiss is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Extreme Networks. Prior to Extreme Networks, she worked at Integrated Device Technology (IDT) where she served as Vice President of Worldwide Human Resources. Prior to IDT, Ms. Steven-Waiss was Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources for PMC-Sierra. She has also held executive management and consulting positions in large global consulting firms and public software and retail companies. Ms. Steven-Waiss earned her MA in human resources and organizational development from the University of San Francisco and a BA in journalism from the University of Arizona.
“I am thrilled to be joining the FormFactor board at such a pivotal time in the Company’s evolution from turnaround to growth” said Ms. Steven-Waiss. “I see an enormous opportunity to leverage talent as a strategic differentiator as the Company seeks to grow and scale.”