Cohu, Inc. (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   August 1, 2011

Cohu, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 001-04298 95-1934119
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
12367 Crosthwaite Circle, Poway, California   92064
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   858-848-8100

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On August 1, 2011 Cohu, Inc. ("Cohu") issued a press release announcing that Shay Torton, 50, has joined Delta Design, Inc.("Delta"), Cohu’s wholly-owned semiconductor equipment subsidiary, as its Senior Vice President of Operations. Mr. Torton has 20 years of experience in the semiconductor equipment industry and most recently was the Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations for Kulicke & Soffa, a leading supplier of semiconductor assembly equipment.

No employment agreement has been entered into with Mr. Torton.

Thomas G. Lightner, 66, Delta’s Vice President, Operations will assume the responsibility of Vice President of Quality and will report to Mr. Torton. Mr. Lightner has been employed by Cohu since 2000 and has worked in a number of roles across the organization.

A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit No. - 99.1

Description - Press release dated August 1, 2011

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    Cohu, Inc.
August 4, 2011   By:   /s/ Jeffrey D. Jones
        Name: Jeffrey D. Jones
        Title: VP Finance and Chief Financial Officer

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Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Press release dated August 1, 2011