Photronics Promotes Burr to VP
BROOKFIELD, Conn., Jan. 27, 2010 -- Photronics Inc., a global manufacturer of photomasks, has announced that Richelle E. Burr has been promoted to vice president and general counsel. Burr, who has served as corporate counsel since 2003, has more than 18 years of business and corporate legal experience in the semiconductor and industrial manufacturing industries. Her experience includes acquisitions and divestitures, international business transactions, and finance and securities law.
Before joining Photronics, Burr was assistant joint ventures counsel as well as securities and finance counsel for Union Carbide Corp., where she provided general legal advice on acquisitions and divestitures, and Securities and Exchange Act filing reviews. She also was counsel to the polypropylene business and an international joint venture in Italy.
She earned her juris doctorate from Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden and is a member of the Connecticut bar.
Constantine “Deno” Macricostas, Photronics’ chairman and chief executive officer, said, "Ms. Burr's efforts and accomplishments have been instrumental for Photronics. Last fall, she provided the legal guidance necessary to lead our team through a successful stock and notes offering. Additionally, she continues to maneuver the complex international legal landscape as we migrate our global manufacturing network to match customer needs. Richelle has proven herself to be an integral member of our executive management team.”
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