Former 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.
“Gino's technical and operational background is an ideal fit for UCT. He comes to us with a demonstrated ability to optimize operating performance, successfully introduce new products and technologies, and to build strong management teams,” commented Clarence Granger, Ultra Clean's Chairman and CEO. “As we move forward Gino will play an integral role in our long-term strategic direction as well as managing all of our operations."
Before joining Ultra Clean, Dr. Addiego was at Novellus Systems for six years where he most recently held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer and previously, Executive Vice President of Corporate Operations. Prior to joining Novellus, Dr. Addiego spent more than nine years at Applied Materials, where he was responsible for global operations (including manufacturing, supply chain, and facilities), all of the semiconductor product groups, central engineering, and information technology. Before that, he worked at KLA-Tencor and Photon Dynamics.