HSINCHU, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: IMOS) announced that Mr. Rong Hsu, Mr. Cao Rong Tsai and Dr. John Yee Woon Seto have been elected as Board Directors to hold office for three years until 2013 by the Annual General Meeting held on August 27, 2010. In the Board meeting after this Annual General Meeting, incumbent Board Director Mr. S.J. Cheng was elected as Chairman and incumbent Board Director Dr. Chin-Shyh Ou was elected as Deputy Chairman until the next Annual General Meeting. Mr. Pierre Laflamme, the former Deputy Chairman, has been invited to join ChipMOS as special assistant to Chairman.
    The new Independent Director, Dr. John Yee Woon Seto, was a member of ChipMOS's Board of Directors from August 2000 to May 2004. He served as the executive vice president of the business group of Mosel Vitelic Inc. from 1995 to 2005, and before that he was the vice president of the memory business group. He was the senior vice president of operation and strategic planning of Vitelic Corporation U.S.A. He was a director of Mosel Vitelic Inc. from 1999 to 2008. He served on the board of directors in a number of companies, such as ProMOS Technologies Inc. and Ultima Electronics Corp. He has served as the president and CEO of International Capture Tech Co LTD since 2006. He holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from University of California at Berkeley.

    About ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD.: 

    ChipMOS ( ) is a leading independent provider of semiconductor testing and assembly services to customers in Taiwan, Japan, and the U.S. With advanced facilities in Hsinchu and Southern Taiwan Science Parks in Taiwan and Shanghai, ChipMOS and its subsidiaries provide testing and assembly services to a broad range of customers, including leading fabless semiconductor companies, integrated device manufacturers and independent semiconductor foundries.

    Forward-Looking Statements 

    Certain statements contained in this announcement may be viewed as "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual performance, financial condition or results of operations of the Company to be materially different from any future performance, financial condition or results of operations implied by such forward-looking statements. Further information regarding these risks, uncertainties and other factors is included in the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and in the Company's other filings with the SEC.

    For more information, please contact:

    In Taiwan
     Dr. S.K. Chen
     ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD.
     Tel:   +886-6-507-7712

    In the U.S.
     David Pasquale
     Global IR Partners
     Tel:   +1-914-337-8801
Source: ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD.