Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Kevin J. Brewer plays a central role in driving operational efficiencies, improving financial performance, and increasing the Company’s pace of profitable growth. In addition to managing the Axcelis finance organization, Mr. Brewer also oversees manufacturing, supply chain and logistics at Axcelis.
Until assuming the role of CFO, Mr. Brewer held the position of Executive Vice President, Global Operations. Prior to joining Axcelis in 1999, Mr. Brewer was Director of Operations, Business Jets, at Raytheon Aircraft Company. Brewer also held various management positions in operations and strategic planning in Raytheon Company’s Electronic Systems and Missile Systems groups. Brewer holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Southeastern Massachusetts University, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from New Hampshire College. Mr. Brewer was named 2016 CFO of the Year in the public company category by the Boston Business Journal (BBJ). The award recognizes the top chief financial officers who deliver the most outstanding performance for their Massachusetts companies.