Board & Staff
Mr. Richard E. Dyck
Richard Dyck has spent his career in the semiconductor industry, mostly in Japan. He is the owner and President of TGK-Japan, a company which specializes in semiconductor testing. From 1982 to 1999, Mr. Dyck was Vice President of Teradyne, a Boston based manufacturer of semiconductor capital equipment, where he was responsible for Asia operations. He left Teradyne when he led a management buy-out of the company’s Asia-based high speed connection system business. Dyck is a director and investor in Japan Industrial Partners; a Japan-based private equity firm which specializes in carve-outs of businesses from major Japanese corporations. He serves on the board of Hitachi Chemical and the Semiconductor Portal, a company jointly owned by Dyck and Japan’s main semiconductor equipment, materials and device manufacturers. He has served on the boards of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), the Tokyo Philharmonic, Nishimachi International School, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, the Japan-US Friendship Commission and various industrial trade organizations and government advisory committees. In 1999 he was cited by the Japanese Prime Minister for his contribution to Japan’s international trade. He supports several projects in Cambodia, including schools, orphanages and regional hospitals. Mr. Dyck received his Ph.D. and M.A, from Harvard University.