SEMILEDS CORPORATION (NASDAQ:LEDS) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

SEMILEDS CORPORATION (NASDAQ:LEDS) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

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On August 3, 2017, the Company’s Board of Directors appointed Roger Lee as a director of the Company effective August 8, 2017. Mr. Lee has also been named to the Audit Committee.

Mr. Lee has more than 30 years of semiconductor experience and leadership. He has been the President and CEO of TF Semiconductor Solutions (TFSS) since August 2014. Prior to becoming the CEO of TFSS, Mr. Lee served as world-wide COO and Interim President & CEO of Telefunken Semiconductors located in Roseville, California and Heilbronn, Germany from May 2011 to July 2014. Mr. Lee began his career as an engineer for Texas Instruments. During his career, Mr. Lee has served on numerous boards and held a variety of executive and senior-level positions for several companies, including senior vice president of SMIC. Previously, he co-founded the SMIC-Toppan JV (TSES) where he served as its vice chairman of its Board of Directors, and had held several senior management positions, including senior fellow and head of flash memory at Micron Technology and was instrumental to the development of Micron’s flash memory program. More recently, he was COO and a board member of Founder Microelectronics, Inc. in Shenzhen, China where he was responsible for overall company operations, including fab manufacturing, sales and marketing, facilities, and R&D operations. Mr. Lee earned his Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University.

With the appointment of Mr. Lee to the Audit Committee, the Company’s Audit Committee once again meets the requirements of Nasdaq Listing Rule 5605(c)(2)(A), being comprised of at least three independent members.


About SEMILEDS CORPORATION (NASDAQ:LEDS)

SemiLEDs Corporation develops, manufactures and sells light emitting diode (LED) chips and LED components. The Company’s products are used primarily for general lighting applications, including street lights and commercial, industrial and residential lighting. Its LED chips may also be used in specialty industrial applications, such as ultraviolet (UV), curing of polymers, LED light therapy in medical/cosmetic applications, counterfeit detection, LED lighting for horticulture applications, architectural lighting and entertainment lighting. The Company produces a range of blue, white, green and UV LED chips, including its Enhanced Vertical (EV) LED product series, ranging from chip sizes of approximately 380 microns (um) by 380um to 1,520um by 1,520um. It designs, assembles and sells lighting fixtures and systems for general lighting applications, including commercial, residential and industrial lighting. Its lighting products consist primarily of LED luminaries and LED retrofits.

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