Technology >> CEO Interviews >> September 12, 2001

Hock Tan – Integrated Circuit Systems Inc (icst)

HOCK E. TAN began service as Chief Executive Officer and President of Integrated Circuit Systems, Inc., after the company's recapitalization in May 11, 1999. Mr. Tan joined Integrated in August 1994 and was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in February 1995. In April 1996, Mr. Tan was appointed to the additional post of Chief Operating Officer. Before joining Integrated, Mr. Tan was Vice President of Finance of Commodore International, Ltd., from 1992 to 1994. Mr. Tan served as Managing Director of Pacven Investment, Ltd., from 1988 to 1992 and was Managing Director of Hume Industries (M) Ltd. from 1983 to 1988. His career also includes senior financial positions with PepsiCo, Inc., and General Motors Corporation. Mr. Tan holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief historical sketch of Integrated

Circuit Systems and an overview or picture of what the company is doing

right now?

Mr. Tan: This company was founded as a