The SEMI Europe Advisory Board is the senior industry executive board that plays a critical role in the development and growth of Europe’s semiconductor industry.
SEMI Europe Advisory Board members provide strategic guidance and represent the collective interests of all SEMI members to help foster the growth and profitability of the European microelectronics industry.
“We are honored to collaborate with a diverse group of executive leaders that epitomize both the technological and competitive advantages of Europe’s microelectronics industry,” said Laith Altimime, president of SEMI Europe. “Together, we will work to advance the European microelectronics ecosystem to drive future growth and promote European strategic initiatives and partnerships in order to strengthen Europe's technological sovereignty and leadership in the digital age.”
“We thank Kevin Crofton, CEO of Comet, for his strategic leadership and valuable support to SEMI Europe as a chair over the past years and continued member of the board,” Altimime said.
“I am extremely honored to be appointed chair of the SEMI Europe board and consider this a recognition of the key position that imec has established over the years being one of the leading R&D centers in Europe," Van den hove said. "I am looking forward to taking up my role and leverage my expertise and knowledge to further strengthen SEMI Europe’s efforts in connecting and supporting its members and drive innovation and growth in Europe by protecting its core competencies while strengthening global supply chains."