MT. LAUREL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--inTEST Corporation (NYSE American: INTT), a global supplier of innovative test and process solutions for use in manufacturing and testing across a wide range of markets, including automotive, defense/aerospace, industrial, medical, semiconductor and telecommunications, today announced the appointment of Richard Rogoff to the newly created position of Vice President of Corporate Development effective October 1, 2021. Mr. Rogoff will be a member of the leadership team and report to inTEST’s President and CEO Richard N. “Nick” Grant, Jr. He will lead the development and execution of activities in support of the Company’s growth strategy, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), strategic partnerships and joint ventures, and other related activities.
“To effectively execute our strategy for growth, we have to establish the infrastructure from which we can scale and ensure we are investing in the resources needed for success. Rich’s strong background and vast expertise in business development, M&A pipeline generation, and strategic opportunity evaluation and integration, combined with broad international experience, makes him a valuable addition to our leadership team,” commented Mr. Grant. “Rich has an impressive track record of success and his addition will be vital as we continue to innovate creative test and process solutions for our targeted markets.”
With nearly 30 years of business development, operational, financial, and international expertise, Mr. Rogoff most recently has advised many clients on their M&A processes including working with inTEST over the last six months. Previously, he spent seven years with Onto Innovation Inc. (formerly Rudolph Technologies Inc.), a semiconductor capital equipment supplier. He held the positions of Vice President and Business Unit Manager for advanced packaging and flat panel display lithography systems and later managed the company’s newly formed M&A integration office as Vice President Strategic Initiatives and Integration Management Office. Prior to that, he spent more than 20 years with ASML Inc., a semiconductor capital equipment supplier based in the Netherlands where he held a number of successively challenging positions including the Vice President Business Development & Business Unit Manager Optics and Vice President European Sales & Worldwide Account Support.
Mr. Rogoff holds a BS in Microelectronic Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY, and an MBA for Executives from INSEAD in Paris, France.
About inTEST Corporation
inTEST Corporation is a global supplier of innovative test and process solutions for use in manufacturing and testing across a wide range of markets including automotive, defense/aerospace, medical, industrial, semiconductor and telecommunications. Backed by decades of engineering expertise and a culture of operational excellence, inTEST solves difficult thermal, mechanical and electronic challenges for customers worldwide while generating strong cash flow and profits. The Company’s strategy leverages these strengths to grow organically and with acquisitions through the addition of innovative technologies, deeper and broader geographic reach and market expansion. For more information visit www.intest.com.
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