Axcelis Announces Appointment of Roland Hsu as Country Manager of Taiwan
HSINCHU, Taiwan, August 8, 2023 -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of enabling ion implantation solutions for the semiconductor industry, today announced the appointment of Roland Hsu as Country Manager of Taiwan. In this role, Roland will be responsible for overseeing the Company’s Global Customer Operations function in the Taiwan region.
“We are very pleased to add Roland to the Axcelis management team. He has a successful track record of leading organizations to optimize customer satisfaction and value creation,” said Mike Chiang, Vice President, Customer Operations for China, Taiwan, Japan, and ASEAN. He brings a wealth of semiconductor industry knowledge, experience and broad connections in the semiconductor ecosystem, making him the ideal choice to help execute the next phase of our strategic plan and achieve success in Taiwan.”
Roland has over 25 years of experience in the semiconductor industry as a leading market researcher and in senior management and technical roles. Most recently he held the position of Director, Semiconductor/Hardware Technology Analyst at Trivest Advisors. Prior to this he was the Head of Taiwan Country Research and Taiwan Regional Sector Head, Semiconductors Director for Citi Global Market Treasury and Security. In addition, he was Vice President, Semiconductor Analyst with JP Morgan, and Technology Analyst Director with Voyager Research. Roland started his career in Applied Materials Taiwan as a CMP Process Engineer and then served in Technical Marketing Manager and Account Manager roles. In addition, he held numerous sales management roles at Thermalwave Taiwan and a start-up company. Roland holds a Master’s degree in Material Science and Engineering from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan.
Axcelis (Nasdaq: ACLS), headquartered in Beverly, Mass., has been providing innovative, high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry for over 45 years. Axcelis is dedicated to developing enabling process applications through the design, manufacture and complete life cycle support of ion implantation systems, one of the most critical and enabling steps in the IC manufacturing process. The Company’s Internet address is: www.axcelis.com.
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