Brings over 20 years of finance and semiconductor experience
SAN JOSE, Calif. – August 1, 2022 – Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS), a provider of industry-leading chips and silicon IP making data faster and safer, today announced it has appointed Mr. Desmond Lynch to the position of senior vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Lynch will be responsible for the overall financial direction of the company and will report to president and chief executive officer Luc Seraphin.
“Des is a proven finance executive with extensive experience in the semiconductor industry and we are very pleased to have him on the management team,” said Luc Seraphin, chief executive officer at Rambus. “Des’ deep understanding of Rambus and demonstrated leadership made him an ideal choice, and I look forward to partnering with him as we continue to execute on our strategy and deliver long-term profitable growth.”
Mr. Lynch has been serving as vice president of finance at Rambus since 2020, responsible for financial planning and investor relations. Prior to joining Rambus, Mr. Lynch served as vice president of finance at Renesas Electronics where he was head of U.S. finance. He also held financial leadership roles at Integrated Device Technology, Atmel, Knowles Corporation and National Semiconductor.
Mr. Lynch is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and holds a Bachelor of Arts in accountancy and finance from the University of Glasgow in Scotland.