TAOS Hires Engineering VP

Semiconductor manufacturer Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions Inc. reported Thursday that it has hired Lloyd Hasley as vice president of engineering. Hasley succeeds Cecil Aswell, who has been elevated to chief technical officer. Dr. Gene Dierschke, TAOS' previous CTO, has been promoted to chief scientist. TAOS described Hasley as a semiconductor industry veteran with nearly three decades of experience. Most recently, Hasley served as a vice president and general manager at Broadcom Corp. in San Jose, Calif. Prior to that, he was director of multiple processor product lines at Freescale Semiconductor in Austin, Texas. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, TAOS Inc. produces integrated circuits that possess photo detectors and mixed-signal functionality.