SAN JOSE, USA: Cadence Design Systems Inc. announced the election of Susan L. Bostrom to its Board of Directors. Bostrom brings more than 25 years of operational and leadership expertise to the board, having most recently served as Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Worldwide Government Affairs, at Cisco Systems, Inc. As a member of Cadence’s eight person board, Bostrom brings a deep understanding of Cadence’s customer requirements.
“We are very pleased and honored to have Sue Bostrom rejoin the board,” said John B. Shoven, Ph.D., chairman of the board of directors. “Sue’s deep leadership, operational and strategic marketing experience will bolster our commitment to innovation and winning through customer success as we build on the momentum of our EDA360 vision. Having previously served on Cadence’s board, Sue brings a historical perspective to the board as well as a macro view of today’s complex electronics ecosystem from her 14-year tenure at Cisco.”
Previously, Bostrom served in senior management positions at FTP Software, Inc., National Semiconductor Corporation and McKinsey & Company. Bostrom currently serves on the board of directors for Varian Medical Systems Inc., Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Georgetown University. She also serves on the Advisory Board of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and the Advisory Council of the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Bostrom served on the Cadence board of directors from 2001 until 2005.