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9 July 2013

SEMI announces results of board elections and leadership appointments

Entegris’ president & CEO Bertrand Loy, EO Technics’ CEO Kyu Dong Sung, and JCET’s chairman Xinchao Wang have been elected as new directors to the board of industry association Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI). Also at its annual board of directors elections, the re-election of existing board members was announced, in addition to new leadership appointments. Soitec Group chairman, CEO & president André-Jacques Auberton-Hervé will serve as SEMI chairman (succeeding ATMI’s chairman, CEO & president Doug Neugold, who served as SEMI chairman for the last two years) and Wonik’s chairman Yong Han Lee will serve as SEMI vice-chairman.

The leadership appointments and elected board members’ tenure becomes effective at the annual SEMI membership meeting, held on 10 July during the SEMICON West 2013 and Intersolar North America expositions in San Francisco, California. 

In accordance with the association’s by-laws, the following five board members were re-elected for a two-year term: André-Jacques Auberton-Hervé, chairman, CEO & president, Soitec Group; David B. Miller, president, DuPont Electronics and Communications; Michael R. Splinter, chairman & CEO, Applied Materials Inc; Ho-Ming Tong, general manager & chief R&D officer, group R&D, ASE Group;  and Kazuo Ushida, managing director, senior executive officer & president of Precision Equipment Co, Nikon Corp.

SEMI’s 21 voting directors and 11 emeritus directors represent companies from Europe, China, Japan, Korea, North America, and Taiwan, reflecting the global scope of the association’s activities. SEMI directors are elected by the general membership as voting members of the board and can serve a total of four two-year terms.

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