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Tower and Jazz Semiconductor increase presence in Korea

22 January 2009 | By Síle Mc Mahon | News > Fab Management

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JazzIn response to an increased customer demand in Korea, Tower Semiconductor and its U.S. subsidiary Jazz Semiconductor have decided to appoint a country manager to increase the companies’ presence in Korea. Michael Song has stepped into the role of Korea Country Manager to create a strong business presence in the area, and will oversee areas of business such as power management, analog/mixed-signal, image sensor and RF applications.

Tower and Jazz currently serve several IDMs and fabless companies in Korea, and this move is in anticipation of an expected growth of 10% in the power management market, according to iSuppli. The companies have also decided to hire Michael Yoon as Technical Sales Manager, who will look after providing local technical customer support.

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