Jonathan Davis Named President of SEMI North America
Effective January 1, 2009, Jonathan Davis, executive vice president of Global Expositions, Marketing and EHS, will assume the position of president of SEMI North America.
Davis succeeds Victoria Hadfield, who has held the position since 2002. With the association for over 20 years, Hadfield is vacating the position to pursue personal interests, but will remain with SEMI in an ongoing advisory role.
“We commend Vicki for over two decades of service. She has built a strong public policy and government relations function at SEMI, and effectively managed our activities in North America,” said Stanley T. Myers, president and CEO of SEMI. “I respect her decision to spend more time with her family, and am pleased that she will continue to assist me as a trusted advisor.”
In his new role, Davis assumes responsibility for the association’s North American programs, products and services, and is responsible for relationships with SEMI members as well as industry, government and academia in the region. Davis joined the association in 1992 and has served in numerous managerial and executive roles.
"Jonathan has been an integral part of the SEMI global executive staff, and I am very pleased that he will take on the additional responsibilities of leading our activities in SEMI North America," said Myers. "With his in-depth knowledge of the association, experience and industry relationships, Jonathan will be an asset in serving SEMI member interests in North America.
Prior to joining SEMI, Davis worked at HNTB, a national architecture and engineering firm. He earned a five-year architecture degree from the Kansas State University College of Architecture and Design, and he studied at the University of Missouri School Of Journalism. He is a member of the American Society of Association Executives and the Public Relations Society of America.