Korean-based foundry, Dongbu HiTek has lured veteran Texas Instruments facilities expert and former VP of Worldwide Facilities, Shaunna Black to become its newly appointed Senior VP of Manufacturing Operations. Dongbu HiTek noted that the move was to strengthen its manufacturing core competency and reinforce its competitiveness in the analog IC foundry space. She will be responsible for directing its two existing 200mm wafer fabs, as well as its facilities, ESH, and test operations.
“Shaunna Black is a very major addition to our company and reinforces our commitment to best-in-class manufacturing support for our customers, as well as being the recognized leader in the analog foundry space.”
Prior to joining Dongbu HiTek, Ms. Black spent 24 years at Texas Instruments, holding a variety of senior management positions, including VP of Worldwide Facilities. She spent 5 years as wafer fab manager at TI’s DFAB analog fab, where she was responsible for product, process, and equipment engineering, manufacturing, quality, HR, planning, finance and shipping. As VP of Worldwide Facilities, she was responsible for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of facilities across 25 countries, including ESH, security, and real estate.