Board Director Steve  Skaggs at Coherent  Portrait

Steve Skaggs

Board Director

Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Steve Skaggs has been appointed to the Board of Directors at Coherent, Inc. The search was led by Dotty Schaffer.

About Steve

Steve Skaggs currently serves as SVP & CFO of Atmel, a role he has held since September 2010. Steve has over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, most recently at Lattice Semiconductor where he served as President & CEOand also as CFO. Prior to Lattice, Steve was employed by Bain &Company, an international strategic consulting firm, where he specialized in high technology product strategy, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructurings.

Steve holds a MBA degree from the Harvard Business School and a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

About Coherent

Founded in 1966, Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHR) is one of the world’s leading providers of lasers and laser-based solutions for scientific, commercial and industrial customers competing in the most demanding markets.

Steve Skaggs Portrait

I am pleased to be joining the Coherent Board of Directors and the strong existing leadership team. Coherent is a leader in its industry and I look forward to making a contribution as the company seeks to build on its continued success.

Steve Skaggs, Director, Coherent
Dotty Schaffer Portrait

As a former public company CEO and current CFO, Steve brings a unique perspective to Coherent. His strong general management and manufacturing experience will make him a valuable addition to an already talented Board.

Dotty Schaffer, Partner, Lonergan Partners