Alphawave Semi appoints curated executive David Reeder to its Board

David Reeder, Non-Executive Director at Alphawave Semi
David Reeder, Non-Executive Director at Alphawave Semi

Alphawave IP Group plc (Alphawave Semi), a global leader in high-speed connectivity for the world’s tech infrastructure, announced the appointment of David Reeder as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 September. Following his appointment, David Reeder will become a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee.

What does Reeder bring to Alphawave Semi in the role?

David has served in senior finance and operational roles in global high tech firms including: GlobalFoundries, Texas Instruments, Broadcom, Cisco and Lexmark. In October of 2021, as CFO of GlobalFoundries, he led the largest ever semiconductor IPO ($26B market cap IPO).

Prior to GlobalFoundries, David served as CFO and CEO of Lexmark and as CEO of Tower Hill Insurance Group, a $1bn revenue private equity firm. He also served on the audit committee of Milacron and on the transaction committee during the Milacron merger with Hillenbrand.

He has great expertise in corporate finance, strategic planning, supply chain management, engineering, manufacturing, IT systems, investor relations and risk management. Additionally, he has demonstrable CFO and CEO experience at both privately and publicly held companies.

What does this mean for Alphawave Semi?

John Lofton Holt, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Alphawave Semi, commented: “The Board and management team at Alphawave Semi are pleased to welcome such an experienced executive to our Board of Directors. David will bring extensive operational experience in semiconductors as well as additional governance around finance operations.”

“He will be joining the Audit Committee effective immediately and will also be joining the Nomination Committee to assist in the search for our new CFO,” John Lofton Holt said.

David Reeder said: “I am excited to be joining the Board at Alphawave Semi, to bring my extensive experience in semiconductors to this emerging leader in the semiconductor space.”

“Having taken GlobalFoundries public recently, I understand the unique challenges of being a newly public company in semiconductors and I look forward to serving the shareholders of Alphawave Semi as a Non-Executive Director,” David Reeder further commented.