Charlie Pappis is group vice president and general manager of Applied Global Services (AGS), Applied Materials’ service business supporting customers in the semiconductor, display and solar industries. In this role, Mr. Pappis leads an organization that develops and delivers a broad portfolio of products and services that enhance nanomanufacturing efficiencies to enable Applied’s customers to achieve the highest returns from their factories. Mr. Pappis has been with AGS since 2005 serving in a variety of executive management roles.
Mr. Pappis is an expert in the field of product and customer support, with more than 25 years of experience. He first joined Applied in 1986 as a process engineer for the Company’s Etch division, and has since held various management positions, including several major account general manager positions between 1998 and 2005.
Mr. Pappis received a bachelor of science degree in materials science from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1983, and attended the Stanford/AEA Executive MBA program in 1994.