Applied Materials Inc. has named Robert H. Swan to serve on its board of directors. Swan has also been appointed to serve as a member of the audit committee of the board.
Swan has served as senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer at eBay Inc. since March 2006. He was responsible for all aspects of eBay's finance function, including controllership, financial planning and analysis, tax, treasury, audit, mergers and acquisitions, and investor relations.
Prior to joining eBay, Swan was chief financial officer and executive vice president at Electronic Data Systems Corp. He oversaw all financial functions for the company as well as supply chain management and corporate administrative functions.
SOURCE: Applied Materials