Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board, Director and SVP at Sanken Electric Co. Ltd.
Chairman of the Board
Joined Allegro MicroSystems Board: 2001
Yoshihiro (Zen) Suzuki is Director and Senior Vice President at Sanken Electric Co. Ltd. Mr. Suzuki has served as the Chairman of the Allegro board of directors since 2018 and previously served on our board of directors since 2001. Since July 2005, Mr. Suzuki has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Polar Semiconductor, Inc. In addition, since 2005, Mr. Suzuki has served as a member of the board of directors of Polar Semiconductor LLC and its predecessor entity. From 2013 to 2018, Mr. Suzuki served on the board of directors of Sanken North America Inc. Mr. Suzuki has also served on the board of directors of a variety of other Sanken Electric Co., Ltd. affiliates and has over 40 years of experience with Sanken Electric Co., Ltd and its affiliates. Since joining Sanken Electric Co., Ltd. in 1980, Mr. Suzuki has held various senior leadership positions and general management roles, including Chief Executive Officer of Sanken North America, Inc. Mr. Suzuki received his B.S. in Physics and Engineering Science from Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan in 1982.Chairman of the Board
Paul Carl (Chip) Schorr IV
Senior Management Director, One Equity Partners
Chairman, Compensation Committee
Joined Allegro MicroSystems Board: 2017
Paul Carl (Chip) Schorr IV is a Senior Management Director at One Equity Partners and has served as a member of our board of directors since 2017. From 2011 to 2015, Mr. Schorr served as Chairman and Managing Partner of Augusta Columbia Capital, a private equity firm of which he was a founder, which was acquired by OEP in 2015. In addition, Mr. Schorr was a Senior Managing Director at The Blackstone Group Inc. from 2005 to 2011, where he served as the Global Head of Technology Investing. Mr. Schorr was also a Managing Partner at Citigroup Venture Capital Equity Partners from 1996 to 2005. Since 2018, Mr. Schorr has served on the board of directors of Rizing, LLC, ePAK International, Inc. and Orion Business Innovation. Since 2010, Mr. Schorr has served on the board of directors of Ameritas Mutual Holding Company and Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. Since 2019, Mr. Schorr has served on the board of directors of CDI, a provider of IT infrastructure hardware and software, consulting and managed services. Mr. Schorr has served on the board of directors of Emso Asset Management Limited, a London-based alternative asset manager focused on emerging markets, since 2014 and has served on the board nominating committee of Crayon Group Holding ASA, a Norwegian public company specializing in IT and digital transformation services since 2020. Since 2020, Mr. Schorr has served on the board of directors of each of Spartronics, Inc., an electronic manufacturing services company and Infobip, a CPaaS company. Mr. Schorr also serves on the board of directors of various non-profit organizations including Jazz at Lincoln Center, Snowmass Village Chapel and the Whitney Museum in New York City. Mr. Schorr received a B.S.F.S. from The School of Foreign Service of Georgetown University in 1989. Mr. Schorr received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1993. We believe Mr. Schorr’s extensive experience in leadership positions at financial institutions and his knowledge and insight in the technology sector, as well as his private and public company board experience, make him well qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.
Joseph (Joe) Martin
Former Vice Chairman of Fairchild Semiconductor
Chairman, Audit Committee
Joined Allegro MicroSystems Board: 2017
Joseph Martin was Co-Chairman of Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. and also served as the Vice Chairman of its board of directors until his retirement in 2006. Mr. Martin has served as a member of our board of directors since 2017. Since 2001, Mr. Martin has been a member of the board of directors of Brooks Automation and since 2006, has served as the board’s Chairman. Since 2018, Mr. Martin has served on the board of directors of Bionik Labs, a global healthcare company. Mr. Martin also serves on the board of directors of Collectors Universe, a publicly traded company which provides authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs, sports and historical memorabilia. From 2004 to 2017, Mr. Martin served on the board of directors of Soitec, and also currently serves on the board of trustees of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Mr. Martin received a B.S. in Aeronautics in 1974 and was awarded an honorary Ph.D. in 2018, both from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Mr. Martin received an M.B.A. from the University of Maine in 1976. Mr. Martin holds an Executive Masters Professional Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a director education and credentialing organization.
Former President and CEO, Standard Microsystems Corp.
Joined Allegro MicroSystems Board: 2020
Christine King has served as a member of our board of directors since 2020. From October 2008 to August 2012, Ms. King served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Standard Microsystems Corporation, which was later acquired by Microchip Technology Inc., where she also served as a member of the board of directors. Since January 2014, Ms. King has served on the board of directors of Skyworks Solutions, Inc., a publicly-traded manufacturer of high-performance analog semiconductors with operations and facilities located worldwide. Since November 2006, Ms. King also serves as a member of the board of directors of Idaho Power Company, an electrical power utility company. Ms. King began her career at Internal Business Machines Corporation (“IBM”), where she held various engineering, business and management positions, including as Vice President of Semiconductor Solutions. After over 25 years at IBM, Ms. King became the Chief Executive Officer and served on the board of directors of AMI Semiconductor, Inc., which was later acquired by ON Semiconductor Corporation, from September 2001 until March 2008. Ms. King served on the board of directors of Analog Devices, Inc. from June 2003 to March 2008 and served as a member of the board of directors of QLogic Corporation from April 2013 to August 2016, and as its Executive Chairman from August 2015 to August 2016. Ms. King also served on the board of directors of Cirrus Logic, Inc. from October 2013 to August 2018. Ms. King received an A.A.S and A.A. from the State University of New York, Orange County Community College in 1973. Ms. King received a B.S. from the Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1976 in Electrical Engineering.
Managing Director, One Equity Partners (OEP)
Joined Allegro MicroSystems Board: 2017
Andrew Dunn is a Managing Director at One Equity Partners and has served as a member of our board of directors since 2017. Since 2008, Mr. Dunn has worked on a range of investments in the business services, technology, media and telecommunications industries at OEP. From December 2010 to July 2017, Mr. Dunn served as a member of the board of directors of Netas Telekomuikasyon AS, a Turkey-based telecommunications OEM and technology services provider publicly traded on the Istanbul Stock Exchange. Prior to and during the last five years, Mr. Dunn has also served and continues to serve on the board of directors of various OEP portfolio companies including Neology, Inc., Leone Media Inc. (d/b/a “MediaKind”) and Orion Business Innovation. Mr. Dunn also serves on the board of directors of the American Friends of Eton College, a private non-profit organization. Prior to joining OEP, Mr. Dunn worked at the Boston Consulting Group, where he primarily served clients in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors. Mr. Dunn received a B.A. in Modern History from the University of Oxford in 2002 and his M.P.P. focused on International Trade and Finance from Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government in 2005.
Former Vice President, Ernst & Young
Joined Allegro MicroSystems Board: 2018
Noriharu Fujita has served as a member of our board of directors since 2018. Mr. Fujita is also a member of the board of directors of Sanken Electric Co., Ltd. From August 2015 to April 2018, Mr. Fujita served on the board of directors of CITIC Limited, a China-based conglomerate with businesses spanning financial services, resources and energy, manufacturing, engineering and contracting, real estate and infrastructure. From July 1980 to December 1988, Mr. Fujita served as a Finance and Marketing Manager at Imperial Chemical Industries PLC. From January 1989 to June 2007, Mr. Fujita was a partner at Ernst & Young LLP. From July 2007 to June 2013, Mr. Fujita served at the JBS Global Services Leader at Ernst & Young ShinNihon, LLC. Upon retiring in June 2013, Mr. Fujita established the Fujita Noriharu Accounting Firm. Mr. Fujita received a B.A. in Economics from Keio University, Tokyo, Japan in 1973. Mr. Fujita received an M.B.A. in Accounting from the College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1980. Mr. Fujita has been a licensed Certified Public Accountant in both the U.S. and Japan, since 1990 and 1976, respectively.
President, ALIF Semiconductor
Joined Allegro MicroSystems Board: 2018
Reza Kazerounian is the President of Alif Semiconductor, which he co-founded in 2019. He has served as a member of our board of directors since 2018. From 2005 to 2009, Dr. Kazerounian served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Americas region of STMicroelectronics, Inc. Prior to being appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Americas region, Dr. Kazerounian served in various senior management positions at STM Microelectronics. Dr. Kazerounian began his career at WaferScale Integration, which was later acquired by STMicroelectronics, where he was Chief Operating Officer at the time of the acquisition. From 2009 to 2012, Dr. Kazerounian served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Automotive, Industrial, and Microcontroller Solutions Group of Freescale Semiconductors, Inc. From 2013 to 2016, Dr. Kazerounian served as Senior Vice President and General Manager at Atmel Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of semiconductors. Dr. Kazerounian has registered 14 patents and authored and co-authored over 22 publications. Dr. Kazerounian received a B.S. from the University of Illinois, Chicago Circle in 1980 and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1985, each in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Life Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Joined Allegro MicroSystems Board: 2007
Richard Lury was previously a partner at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, a New York-based law firm, which he joined in September 1989 and practiced until his retirement from the firm in 2015. He has served as a member of our board of directors since 2007. Mr. Lury has served on the board of directors of Sanken since June 2015, where he also serves on various committees. Mr. Lury has also served on the board of directors for Hitachi Zosen Corporation, a Japanese industrial and engineering corporation since June 2016. Mr. Lury received his B.A. in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania in 1969. Mr. Lury received his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law in 1972. He has been a member of the New York State Bar since May 1974 and the New Jersey State Bar since March 2003.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Ravi Vig has served as Allegro’s President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since 2016. He joined Allegro in 1984 as an Analog Design Engineer and then as a Design Manager and helped to launch the company’s magnetic sensor IC business as Vice President of our Sensors Business Unit. He has also served as the Senior VP of Business Development, responsible for the Sensor and Power IC businesses, and Chief Operating Officer prior to being named President and CEO in 2016. Mr. Vig owns over 50 U.S. patents in the areas of sensors and semiconductors. Mr. Vig serves as a Trustee for the Committee for Economic Development, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, business-led public policy organization. Ravi received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University and an M.S. in Engineering from Dartmouth College. He received an M.B.A. from Southern New Hampshire University and completed the Global Executive Leadership Program at Yale University. Ravi holds over 60 U.S. Patents.
David J. Aldrich
Former CEO, Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
Joined Allegro MicroSystems Board: 2021
David J. Aldrich was Chairman of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. from 2018 to 2021, and served as its Executive Chairman from 2016 to 2018. Prior to his appointment as Executive Chairman, Mr. Aldrich served as Skyworks’ Chief Executive Officer, a position he held since 2002, when the company was created via a merger between Alpha Industries and Conexant Systems' wireless business. Before the creation of Skyworks, Mr. Aldrich was President and Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Industries beginning in 2000. Mr. Aldrich currently serves on the board of directors of indie Semiconductor, an automotive semiconductor and software innovator, as well as Belden, a publicly traded provider of end-to-end signal transmission solutions. Mr. Aldrich also serves on the board of directors of various non-profit organizations, including Project Kompass, Inc. and Trinity Boston Connects. Mr. Aldrich received a B.A. in political science from Providence College in 1979 and an M.B.A. from the University of Rhode Island in 1981. Over his career, Mr. Aldrich has received numerous awards and recognition, including being named the 2014 CEO of the Year by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council.