Chartered appoints Simon Yang senior VP, CTO

Oct. 5, 2005 — Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing (Nasdaq:CHRT), a dedicated semiconductor foundry, announced the appointment of Simon Yang as senior vice president and chief technology officer.

Yang will report directly to Chia Song Hwee, president and CEO. It is a newly-created position.

Yang previously held key positions in technology development and advanced fab operations. He was a senior vice president for logic technology development and manufacturing at Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation and prior to that, a director of logic device and process integration at Intel. Most recently, he was president and CEO of Ciwest, a new semiconductor start-up based in China.


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