ALAMEDA, Calif., June 7, 2001 - Wind River Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:WIND), a leading provider of software and services for connected smart devices, today announced that James W. Bagley, the chairman and chief executive officer of Lam Research Corporation, was elected to the company's Board of Directors. Bagley, a 35-year veteran in the semiconductor industry, will join the six other members of the Wind River board.
"Wind River is honored to have James W. Bagley join the leadership of Wind River as a integral member of our board of directors," said Jerry Fiddler, chairman and co-founder of Wind River. "With silicon building blocks becoming more complex and varied, the lines between silicon and software are blurring. It's more important than ever for Wind River to have strong insight into the semiconductor industry. Jim's extensive knowledge of running multi-billion dollar companies in the semiconductor industry will help Wind River to grow in the years to come."
"I admire and respect Wind River's management team," said James W. Bagley, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Lam Research Corporation. "Wind River is in a market with nearly unlimited opportunity, and I am pleased to be a part of their efforts to move the company forward in the post-PC era."
Extensive Industry Experience
James W. Bagley is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Lam Research Corporation (www.lamrc.com), a leading global supplier of silicon wafer processing systems used to manufacture semiconductor integrated circuits. Mr. Bagley became chief executive officer of Lam in August of 1997 upon the completion of the merger of Lam and OnTrak Systems, Inc. where he served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Bagley earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees in electrical engineering from Mississippi State University. He spent 15 years each at Texas Instruments and Applied Materials. Mr. Bagley also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Teradyne and Micron Technology, Inc.
About Wind River
Wind River is a worldwide leader in embedded software and services for creating connected smart devices. Wind River provides software development tools, real-time operating systems, and advanced connectivity for use in products throughout the Internet, telecommunications and data communications, digital imaging, digital consumer electronics, networking, medical, computer peripherals, automotive, industrial automation and control, and aerospace/defense markets. Wind River is How Smart Things Think™. Founded in 1983, Wind River is headquartered in Alameda, California, with operations in sixteen countries worldwide.
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