202012 Aug
Allegro MicroSystems announces General Counsel transition
Type
General News
Source
Electronicspecifier
Summary

Kneeland joined Allegro in 1972 and has been responsible for managing Allegro’s legal and corporate governance matters. In July, Kneeland announced his transition to a part-time advisory role on the executive leadership team, reporting to the CEO. “The Board of Directors and I appreciate Rich’s ongoing leadership and advisement, and I’d like to thank Rich for his many contributions, particularly in enhancing our governance and growing our intellectual property portfolio. Because of his efforts, our legal function is poised for future success.” Prior to joining Allegro, Chris Brown served as Executive Vice President, Chief Counsel and Secretary at Finisar Corporation, a global technology leader in optical communications components and subsystems, where he played an instrumental role in multiple public finance and acquisition transactions. “His experience with leading technology companies and extensive knowledge in areas such as M&A, strategic partnerships, IP portfolio management, corporate governance and policy development will be valuable as we continue to grow our business and technologies to help our customers bring their breakthrough innovations to life.

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