|Brooks Automation Names C.S. Park to Board of Directors|
|Chelmsford, MA — Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKS) has named Dr. C.S. Park, a former Chairman and CEO of Maxtor Corporation and Hynix Semiconductor Inc., to serve as a member of the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. In connection with the appointment of Dr. Park, the Brooks Board of Directors was expanded from eight to nine members.|
Dr. Park brings an unusual set of experiences from a career spanning four decades in the global electronics industry. From September 1996 through February 2000, he served as Chairman, President and CEO of Hyundai Electronics America in San Jose, California. He held the position of Chairman, President and CEO of Hynix Semiconductor Inc. in Seoul, South Korea from March 2000 through May 2002. Dr. Park also served as Chairman of Maxtor Corporation from May 1998 until it was acquired by Seagate Technology in 2006. He continues to serve on Seagate's board of directors. In addition to his corporate experiences, Dr. Park has also served as a Management Consultant at Ernst & Young Consulting Inc. in Seoul, South Korea, as well as a Managing Director, Investment Partner, and Senior Advisor to H&Q Asia Pacific, a private equity firm based in Palo Alto, California. In addition to his current position as a board member at Seagate Technology, Dr. Park also serves on the boards of Computer Sciences Corporation, Ballard Power Systems Inc. and Smart Modular Technologies, Inc.