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Corporate Governance

Committee Charters

Audit Committee
Compensation Committee
Nominating and Governance Committee

Governance Documents

Download Corporate Governance DocumentationCohu, Inc. Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationCohu, Inc. Corporate Governance Guidelines

Committee Composition

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Board of Directors

  • William E. Bendush

    Retired Senior V.P. and CFO of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC)

    William E. Bendush served as Sr. Vice President and CFO of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC), a communications semiconductor company from 1999 to 2003. Mr. Bendush has been a Director of Microsemi Corp. since 2003 and was a Director of Conexant Systems, Inc. from 2008 until its sale in 2011.

  • Steven J. Bilodeau

    Retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Standard Microsystems Corporation

    Steven J. Bilodeau served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Standard Microsystems Corporation (SMSC), a semiconductor manufacturer, from 1999 until October, 2008 and as the Non-Executive Chairman of SMSC until August 2012. Mr. Bilodeau is a director of Gennum Corporation.

  • Harry L. Casari

    Retired Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

    Harry L. Casari is a Retired Partner, Ernst & Young, LLP. Mr. Casari is also a director of Orange 21 Inc.

  • Robert L. Ciardella

    Cofounder and Retired President of Asymtek

    Robert L. Ciardella is a co-founder and served as President of Asymtek (a subsidiary of Nordson Corporation) from 1983 until his retirement in July, 2006. Asymtek designs, develops, manufactures and sells semiconductor and circuit board assembly equipment. Mr. Ciardella was named Lead Independent Director of Cohu, Inc. March, 2010.

  • James A. Donahue

    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cohu, Inc

    James A. Donahue joined Cohu's Delta Design subsidiary in 1978 and has been Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cohu, Inc. since March, 2010. Mr. Donahue was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Cohu from June, 2000 to March, 2010, President and Chief Operating Officer of Cohu from October, 1999 to June, 2000, President of the Cohu Semiconductor Equipment Group from May, 1998 to October, 1999 and President of Delta Design since 1983. Mr. Donahue was a director of Standard Microsystems Corporation from 2003 until August 2012.

    Mr. Donahue has a BA degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Boston University.

  • Harold Harrigian

    Retired Partner & Director of Corporate Finance, Crowell, Weedon & Co.

    Harold Harrigian is a Retired Partner and Director of Corporate Finance, Crowell, Weedon & Co., a provider of financial services. Mr. Harrigian is also a former partner, Arthur Young & Company (predecessor of Ernst & Young LLP).