News / 1. Dezember 2017

SILTECTRA introduces highranked advisory board, including semiconductor industry veteran Joe Bronson

SILTECTRA GmbH, a technology specialist for kerfless wafering, is pleased to introduce a new addition to it’s top-ranked advisory board. The board delivers outstanding strategic and technology expertise, supporting the new CEO Dr. Harald Binder to elevate the company to the next level of commercialization.

Semiconductor veteran Joe Bronson, who is highly acknowledged in the semiconductor industry, supports the strategy process. Joe holds many board seats with leading players in the industry in Europe, the US and China. In addition, he provides more than 40 years of semiconductor industry experience based on C-level positions at key players like AMAT, SVTC, Form Factor, etc.

Joe is a certified public accountant who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Fairfield University, as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.

Technology development also benefits from the long-lasting expertise of Dr. Bernhard Stapp. Bernhard was the CTO of OSRAM Opto Semiconductor prior to taking over the GM position in Business Unit Solid State Lighting at OSRAM. He held several different R&D positions at Siemens, working with optical fiber, electronic materials and the medical engineering group. He also holds a PhD in organometallic chemistry from the University of Ulm.

Johannes Froehling supports, in his role as an advisory board member, the new CEO in positioning SILTECTRA in the semiconductor market. Johannes held several strategy and business development VP positions at semiconductor market leaders like AMAT, AIXTRON and Grace Semiconductor in China. He has 15 years of semiconductor industry experience and holds an Engineering degree in Semiconductor Process Technology as well as a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

The advisory board is completed by the former CEO, Dr. Wolfram Drescher, who has developed SILTECRA’s unique technology position significantly. He continues to support the company, based on his market and technology know-how. “By establishing such a high-ranked advisory board, the owner MIG AG clearly focuses on positioning COLD SPLIT TECHNOLOGY in the semiconductor market with successful commercialization,” said Dr. Harald Binder (CEO).