MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. says its board of directors has appointed three new independent directors to the board: Antonio Alvarez, Jeffry Quinn and Steven Tesoriere. The additions increase MEMC's board to 10 members.
Alvarez is the chief operating officer at Aptina Imaging. Prior to joining Aptina, he served as chief operating officer of Advanced Analogic Technologies, CEO of Leadis Technology and senior vice president of the memory products division and research and development at Cypress Semiconductor.
Quinn is chairman and CEO of The Quinn Group LLC, a diversified holding company with investments in the industrial, active lifestyle and entertainment sectors, and Quinpario Partners LLC, an investment and operating firm in the performance materials and specialty chemical sectors. Quinn has also served as president and CEO of Solutia Inc., a provider of specialty chemicals.
Tesoriere, is a managing principal and portfolio manager of Altai Capital Management, LP. Prior to founding Altai Capital, he was an analyst at Anchorage Capital Group, an associate at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and an analyst at The Blackstone Group LP.