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Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): August 3, 2017


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3F, No.11 Ke Jung Rd., Chu-Nan Site,

Hsinchu Science Park, Chu-Nan 350,

Miao-Li County, Taiwan, R.O.C.



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Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: +886-37-586788


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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On August 3, 2017, the Company’s Board of Directors appointed Roger Lee as a director of the Company effective August 8, 2017. Mr. Lee has also been named to the Audit Committee.

Mr. Lee has more than 30 years of semiconductor experience and leadership. He has been the President and CEO of TF Semiconductor Solutions (TFSS) since August 2014. Prior to becoming the CEO of TFSS, Mr. Lee served as world-wide COO and Interim President & CEO of Telefunken Semiconductors located in Roseville, California and Heilbronn, Germany from May 2011 to July 2014. Mr. Lee began his career as an engineer for Texas Instruments. During his career, Mr. Lee has served on numerous boards and held a variety of executive and senior-level positions for several companies, including senior vice president of SMIC. Previously, he co-founded the SMIC-Toppan JV (TSES) where he served as its vice chairman of its Board of Directors, and had held several senior management positions, including senior fellow and head of flash memory at Micron Technology and was instrumental to the development of Micron’s flash memory program. More recently, he was COO and a board member of Founder Microelectronics, Inc. in Shenzhen, China where he was responsible for overall company operations, including fab manufacturing, sales and marketing, facilities, and R&D operations. Mr. Lee earned his Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University.

With the appointment of Mr. Lee to the Audit Committee, the Company’s Audit Committee once again meets the requirements of Nasdaq Listing Rule 5605(c)(2)(A), being comprised of at least three independent members.








Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.



Date: August 8, 2017





SemiLEDs Corporation






/s/ Christopher Lee



Christopher Lee



Chief Financial Officer