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KLA Tencor Set To Declassify Board

|Includes:KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC)

Good to see a firm choosing to improve the corporate governance (without regulators or big shareholders making a stink).

The proof that improving the governance also improves the results for shareholders is definitely out there, even if it is under recognized by the market.

In any case, kudos to the Board of Directors at KLA Tencor for their expected decision to do the right thing for the company and their shareholders - other firms could learn a lot from these good people.

Robert P. Akins
Chairman and CEO
Cymer, Inc.
Robert T. Bond
Retired Chief Operating Officer
Rational Software Corporation
John T. Dickson
Former President and CEO
Agere Systems, Inc.
Kevin J. Kennedy
President and CEO
Avaya Inc.
Richard P. (Rick) Wallace
President and CEO
KLA-Tencor Corporation
Emiko Higashi
Tomon Partners, LLC
Edward W. Barnholt
(Chairman of the Board)
Retired President and CEO
Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Robert M. Calderoni
Chairman and CEO
Ariba, Inc.
Stephen P. Kaufman
Retired Chairman and CEO
Arrow Electronics, Inc.
Kiran M. Patel
Executive Vice President and General Manager,
Small Business Group

Intuit Inc.
David C. Wang
Retired President, Boeing-China and
Vice President of International Relations

The Boeing Company
Stocks: KLAC