Martin Anstice is president and chief executive officer of Lam Research. Mr. Anstice joined the company in April 2001, was promoted to chief financial officer in 2004, appointed executive vice president and chief operating officer in September 2008, and promoted to president in December 2010. In January 2012, Mr. Anstice was appointed chief executive officer and in February 2012, appointed to the Lam Research Corporation board of directors. He began his career at Raychem Corporation where, during his 13-year tenure, he held numerous finance roles of increasing responsibility in Europe and North America. After Tyco International, Ltd. acquired Raychem in 1999, Mr. Anstice assumed responsibility for supporting mergers and acquisitions at Tyco Electronics Corporation. Mr. Anstice serves as a director of Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) and of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG). Mr. Anstice is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the United Kingdom.