January 11, 2012 -- Former SEMI president and CEO Stanley T. Myers was named a director emeritus of the industry association by the SEMI International Board of Directors. Myers led SEMI for 15 years, was a board member for 24, and has been part of the semiconductor industry for more than 50.
Myers retired as the head of SEMI in 2011, leaving the post to Dennis P. McGuirk. McGuirk was president and CEO of IPC -- Association Connecting Electronics Industries for 12 years.
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Emeritus director positions are awarded in recognition of outstanding achievements on behalf of the association and the industry. Included among the SEMI emeritus directors are distinguished industry luminaries Ed Braun, Joel Elftmann, Ken Levy, James Morgan, Ed Segal, Kenichi Sekiya, Tetsuro Higashi, Shoichiro Yoshida and Arthur Zafiropoulo.
The SEMI Board of Directors is composed of executives from equipment and materials companies serving the global semiconductor, photovoltaic and related industries. The board governs the policies and activities of the association on behalf of its international membership. Directors may serve on the SEMI Board up to eight years as voting members and an additional three years as ex-officio members in accordance with the association bylaws.
SEMI is a global industry association serving the nano- and microelectronics manufacturing supply chains. For more information, visit www.semi.org.
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