David G. Tacelli was appointed president and chief executive officer of LTX Corporation in November 2005 and continued in that capacity following the formation of LTX-Credence in August 2008. In December 2013 the Company closed on the acquisition on Multitest and Everett Charles Technologies more than doubling the Company size and its addressable market. In May 2014 the Company changed its name to Xcerra Corporation.
Continuing in the role of president and CEO at Xcerra, Tacelli is responsible for shaping the company‘s vision and strategy for developing innovative semiconductor test solutions including tester, handling equipment and interface products, as well as, the Company‘s printed circuit board (PCB) testers and printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) fixture design and fabrication services. From 2002 to 2005, Tacelli served as president and chief operating officer at LTX, responsible for all product development, applications, marketing, sales and customer support activities.
Joining LTX in 1988, Tacelli served in a variety of positions across the company. He served as executive vice president from 1999 to 2002, chief financial officer and treasurer from 1998 to 2000 and vice president of operations from 1996 to 1998. Other roles include director of manufacturing of the mixed signal division from 1994 to 1996, director of customer service from 1992 to 1994, controller and business manager of operations from 1990 to 1992 and controller for sales and support from 1988 to 1990.
Prior to joining LTX, Tacelli was employed by Texas Instruments for seven years in various management positions. He is a graduate of Bryant College.