September 8, 2008: Nanometrics Inc., a supplier of advanced process control metrology equipment, has launched a search for a new chief financial officer following the resignation of Gary Schaefer to pursue other interests, effective immediately.
Bruce Crawford, company COO, has assumed the role of CFO on an interim basis. Quentin Wright, who served as CFO of Nanometrics in 2007, has been named chief accounting officer and will work closely with Bruce to ensure a smooth transition until a permanent CFO is named.
“Bruce has been a key member of the senior management team for over two years and, together with Quentin’s prior experience as CFO, will provide solid finance leadership and ensure a smooth transition until a new CFO is named,” commented Tim Stultz, president/CEO of Nanometrics. “We wish Gary great success in his future endeavors.”