ATMI's Doug Neugold to Continue as SEMI Chairman for 2012-2013
DANBURY, Conn., July 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ATMI, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATMI) today announced that its Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Doug Neugold, has accepted an invitation by SEMI, the world's leading manufacturing supply chain organization for companies serving the semiconductor, PV and related silicon industries, to preside for a second consecutive year as Chairman of its International Board of Directors.
Neugold has served on the SEMI Board for 12 years, including positions on the Executive Committee, as Vice Chairman of the Board, and most recently, as Chairman of the Board.
"I was both delighted and honored to be invited to serve as SEMI Chairman for a second consecutive year," commented Neugold. "It provides me an opportunity to continue to focus board and staff attention on strategic priorities in membership, expositions, standards and emerging opportunities. I look forward to actively engaging our continuing board members and our new members to ensure that the industry voice is heard so we can continue to maximize opportunities and address core industry challenges."
Denny McGuirk, President and CEO of SEMI, added: "Doug Neugold has been an influential force for our organization during the last year. In this time of transition for SEMI, we are pleased that Doug has agreed to continue his leadership role for another term."
SEMI's 20 voting directors, three non-voting members, and 11 emeritus directors, represent companies from Europe, China, Japan, Korea, North America, and Taiwan, reflecting the global scope of the association's activities.
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