SAN JOSE, Calif. — January 11, 2012 — The SEMI International Board of Directors has named Stanley T. Myers as a director emeritus. In this capacity, Myers joins an elite group of industry visionaries who have contributed to the development of the global industry association over an extended period of time. For more than 50 years, Myers has participated in the semiconductor industry, including 24 years as a SEMI board member and 15 years as president and CEO of the association. He was chairman of the SEMI International Board in 1993.
"SEMI, in conjunction with the Executive Committee of the International Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stan Myers as emeritus director," said Doug Neugold, chairman, CEO and president of ATMI and chairman of the SEMI Board. "Through its various programs and with the inputs of its membership, SEMI has played a major role in the growth of the IC industry. During his long tenure, Stan has been a key figure in the continuous evolution of SEMI to ensure that it fulfilled its mandate to the industry and obligations to its membership. We are pleased and fortunate to have Stan in this emeritus role."
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.
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.
SEMI is the global industry association serving the nano- and microelectronics manufacturing supply chains. SEMI member companies are the engine of the future, enabling smarter, faster and more economical products that improve our lives. Since 1970, SEMI has been committed to helping members grow more profitably, create new markets and meet common industry challenges. SEMI maintains offices in Beijing, Bengaluru, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.semi.org.
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