Dolby appoints Lewis Chew as new chief financial officer

Summary:Lewis Chew replaces Dolby's current chief financial officer, Murray Demo, effective Monday, June 4.

Dolby Laboratories has revealed a recent shuffle at the top of the audio tech company's leadership ladder.

Dolby is appointing Lewis Chew as the company’s next chief financial officer as well as executive vice president. Chew replaces the current CFO, Murray Demo, effective June 4, 2012.

Demo is planning to retire on June 3, and Dolby reps assured in a statement that Demo will work with Chew to ensure a seamless transition.

For now, Chew will serve on an interim basis as a non-executive, part-time employee at Dolby, starting Tuesday, March 27 through Sunday, June 3.

For a decade until last September, Chew was chief financial officer and senior vice president at National Semiconductor. Before that, he served as corporate controller for two years along with serving as director of Global Internal Audit for one year.

Chew also currently sits on the board of directors for the PG&E Corporation.


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Rachel King is a staff writer for CBS Interactive based in San Francisco, covering business and enterprise technology for ZDNet, CNET and SmartPlanet. She has previously worked for The Business Insider,, CNN's San Francisco bureau and the U.S. Department of State. Rachel has also written for, Irish Americ... Full Bio

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