[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Mark E. Jagiela has been appointed president of Teradyne, effective January 1, 2013. Mike Bradley will continue as the company’s CEO.

Mr. Jagiela, 52, joined Teradyne in 1982 as a design engineer in the company’s semiconductor test unit and served in a variety of roles at Teradyne over his 30 year career including general manager of Teradyne’s Japan Division as well as engineering, marketing and general management roles in the Semiconductor Test Division. Since 2003, he has served as the president of the Semiconductor Test Division, the company’s largest operating unit with sales of over $1 billion in each of the last three years. Mr. Jagiela holds a BSEE from the University of Michigan.