ON Semiconductor Corporation (ON Semiconductor), a US based supplier of silicon solutions, has elected Ostrander to the board of directors. Ostrander served as senior vice president of manufacturing and technology, microprocessor solutions sector (MSS) for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD). He retired from AMD in February 2008. Earlier in his career, he gained manufacturing and technology management experience working for Texas Instruments Inc.

During his 27-year tenure with AMD, Ostrander managed worldwide fab operations in Dresden and Singapore, assembly/test operations in Penang, Singapore and Suzhou, and technology development operations in New York. He was responsible for a workforce of 6,000 employees, an annual capital budget of $1 billion and annual operating costs of $3 billion. His accomplishments include implementation of lean operation principles and practices in AMD’s manufacturing, supply chain, and technology development operations. He developed technology transfer methodologies that resulted in mature product yields and speeds at the onset of manufacturing. He developed manufacturing strategies for AMD that utilized both in-house and foundry capabilities to support business volume fluctuations and optimize costs as required. Ostrander earned a BA in Physics from Rice University and his PhD in Physics from University of Houston in Texas.

“Daryl is a strong addition and a valuable complement to our board of directors,” said Keith Jackson, ON Semiconductor president and chief executive officer. “Daryl Ostrander brings a legacy of demonstrated industry leadership and manufacturing expertise. His insight will be invaluable as we continue to execute on our strategies for operational excellence and the consolidation of our manufacturing network.”