LED-based lighting sources supplier Bridgelux Inc. of Sunnyvale, Calif., has hired Neil Bostock as chief financial officer. Bostock joins Bridgelux with more than 35 years of experience in finance and 19 years in LED and semiconductor manufacturing. Bostock most recently served as CFO at Philips Lumileds, having joined the company, a joint venture between Philips and Hewlett Packard/Agilent, in 1999. He continued at Philips Lumileds through the acquisition of the joint venture by Philips, remaining until the end of 2008. From 1994 to 1999, Bostock served as business group controller for the Philips Semiconductor Multi Market business group based in Sunnyvale. Prior to 1994, Bostock worked at the Power Div. of Philips Semiconductors based in Hazel Grove, England, as business group controller and served in senior finance positions at several electronics and engineering companies.