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Soitec Makes Key Appointments

Posted on May 27, 2009
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Announcements in worldwide and Asia sales; China distribution.

Thomas Piliszczuk

Soitec, the world’s leading supplier of engineered substrates, has announced key appointments to its sales team and finance department, and a new distribution partnership for markets in China.

Thomas Piliszczuk was named senior vice-president of worldwide sales, and Christophe Maleville was promoted to vice-president, sales, Asia. Piliszczuk joins Soitec from KLA-Tencor, where he held several senior management positions over the past 15 years. Maleville has held key management positions and been a major technology and operations contributor within the Soitec Group for more than a decade. In alignment with the company’s worldwide strategy, they will both be putting an increased focus on customer collaboration.

Soitec also announced a new partnership with Cantang Electronics Technology Inc., a distributor in China. A member of the Shanghai Semiconductor Association, Cantang Electronics will distribute, market and support Soitec’s products and services throughout China.