Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre



Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre

Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre

Former President, CEO and Director of Nanometrics Incorporated

Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre has been a director of the company since June 2021. Dr. Lesaicherre was the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Nanometrics Incorporated from November 2017 to October 2019. From January 2012 to February 2017, Dr. Lesaicherre was the CEO of Lumileds, an integrated manufacturer of LED components and Automotive Lighting Lamps. Prior to that, Dr. Lesaicherre held senior executive positions at NXP from 2006 to 2012. Before NXP, Dr. Lesaicherre was with Philips Semiconductors. Dr. Lesaicherre currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of Silvaco Group, Inc., a leading supplier of TCAD, EDA software and design IP. Dr. Lesaicherre holds an MBA with a focus on international business and strategy from INSEAD and has MS and Ph.D. degrees in Material Science from the National Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble. The Board has concluded that Dr. Lesaicherre should serve as a director of the company because of his more than 20 years of experience working in high technology industries, including in France where the company has substantial operations.