Applied Materials has appointed Robert H. Swan to its board of directors. He will also serve as a member of the audit committee of the Board. Swan has been senior VP of finance and CFO at eBay since March 2006.
With eBay, Swan is responsible for all aspects of eBay’s finance function, including controllership, financial planning and analysis, tax, treasury, audit, mergers and acquisitions, and investor relations. Before his tenure at eBay, Swan served as CFO and executive VP at Electronic Data Systems, executive VP and CFO at TRW, and held various executive positions at Webvan.