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GSA boosts focus on 3D IC test flows and test capacity management

13 June 2011
The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), the voice of the global semiconductor industry, announces the appointment of Dan Hamling, Sr. Director, IC Test and Assembly Business Development, GE Global Electronics Services, to serve as the GSA Test Interest Group Chairman. A key role Hamling will play is to establish objectives and initiatives for the Test Interest Group, which will also cover 3D IC test flows and test capacity management issues. Read more >>

LamÔ??s CEO joins Nanometrics Board of Directors

30 May 2011
Stephen G. NewberryStephen G. Newberry, a veteran of the semiconductor capital equipment industry, has joined Nanometrics Board of Directors. Newberry is the chief executive officer of Lam Research Corporation and currently serves as a director and vice chairman of Lam’s Board of Directors. Read more >>

Anne-Marie Dutron becomes SEMI representative in France

19 May 2011
Dr. Anne-Marie DutronFormer semiconductor engineer, Dr. Anne-Marie Dutron has been appointed general director of the SEMI European Grenoble Office. Based in Grenoble, Anne-Marie Dutron will be representing SEMI in France and the Southern Region of Europe. Read more >>

Stan Myers to retire from SEMI

28 April 2011
Stanley T. Myers is to retire this yearAfter 24 years as a SEMI board member and 15 years as president and CEO of the trade association, Stanley T. Myers is to retire this year. Myers has been involved more than 50 years in the semiconductor industry. SEMI is to undertake and executive search for Myers replacement. Read more >>

Global Semiconductor Alliance appoints new Directors

30 March 2011
New semiconductor directors elected to the Board of Directors of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), include Sagar Pushpala, senior vice president, worldwide operations and technology, Intersil Corporation and Dr. Ted Tewksbury, president and chief executive officer, Integrated Device Technology, amongst others. Read more >>

GoIndustry DoveBid appoints new SVP of North American Sales

30 March 2011
Romie Castelli Asset management specialist, GoIndustry DoveBid has appointed Romie Castelli as its new Senior Vice President of North American Sales. Castelli will be responsible for directing sales and marketing efforts in North America, leading a team focused on providing new and current clients with asset services which include valuations, redeployment advice and dispositions. Read more >>

Ultra Clean attracts Novellus executive to key management role

07 March 2011
Dr. Gino AddiegoFormer Novellus Systems and Applied Materials executive, Dr. Gino Addiego has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Ultra Clean Holdings, a key components and sub-systems supplier to semiconductor equipment suppliers. The appointment is effective March 8, 2011. Read more >>

Nanometrics appoints new Chief Financial Officer

04 March 2011
Nanometrics has appointed a Ronald W. Kisling as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective March 14th, 2011. Current CFO, Jim Moniz will stay on with the company through April 1st to ensure a seamless transition, according to the company. Moniz is retiring from the company. Moniz joined Nanometrics as CFO in Feb 2009. Read more >>

Lam Research appointed Kim Perdikou to Board of Directors

28 February 2011
Kim PerdikouKim Perdikou has joined Lam Research’s Board of Directors. She has been at Juniper Networks for 10 years and was previously CIO at, and has been recognized as one of Computerworld Magazine’s Premier 100 IT leaders. Read more >>

Hans Stork leaves Applied Materials for CTO job at ON Semiconductor

28 February 2011
Dr. Hans Stork Having moved from Texas Instruments three years ago to join Applied Materials, Dr. Hans Stork has taken up the position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and senior vice president at ON Semiconductor. While at TI, Dr. Stork had been CTO. Read more >>