Bookham, a provider of optical components and modules, has announced the appointment of Kate Rundle to the position of executive vice president and general counsel.
Ms Rundle has nearly 25 years of legal experience in Silicon Valley with expertise in intellectual property, marketing, technology licensing and corporate law. She joins Bookham from MIPS Technologies where she was its general counsel and responsible for all aspects of the legal department functions, practices and policies.
Alain Couder, president and CEO of Bookham, said: Kate’s in-depth knowledge of the technology industry and extensive legal experience with global companies in areas important to our business will allow her to play a pivotal role in Bookham’s continued growth. We are very pleased to add such a talented and experienced executive to our senior management team and we look forward to her contributions.