MANHASSET, N.Y. Fairchild Semiconductor named Ole-Petter Brusdal vice president of sales and marketing for Europe while Cypress Semiconductor Corp. appointed Jeff Osorio vice president of finance and administration, as electronic companies continued a minor wave of new executive hirings.
Ole-Petter, who has held various sales and marketing positions at Fairchild since joining the company in 1997, will direct all sales and marketing activities in Europe, reporting to Tom Beaver, executive vice president of worldwide sales and marketing. He will be based at Fairchild's Global Power Resource design center and sales office in Fuerstenfeldbruck, Germany.
Osorio will be responsible for the financial management of Cypress's corporate accounting, reporting to Manny Hernandez, chief financial officer and vice president of finance and administration. Osorio was most recently vice president of finance operations at Silicon Graphics.
Earlier today, STATS ChipPAC Ltd. named Scott Jewler, a former Amkor executive, chief strategy officer. Last Friday, Synplicity Inc. named Gary Meyers, head of its worldwide sales organization, to be the company's president and chief operating officer.