Lee Boon Choon appointed new CEO of X-FAB SarawakNEWS, Sarawak, Malaysia, October 1, 2019.
X-FAB Sarawak today announced the appointment of Lee Boon Choon as CEO of the company, effective October 1st, 2019. Mr. Lee follows Mike Young who has been serving as CEO of X-FAB Sarawak since 2010 deciding to leave the company in a move to pursue other opportunities.
Mr. Lee, who previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer at X-FAB Sarawak, has been working at X-FAB for the past 20 years with a proven track record in the execution of engineering and other strategic projects. He has a bachelor degree in mechanical and production engineering from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore.
Rudi De Winter, CEO of X-FAB group, said: “We are fortunate to have someone of Lee Boon Choon’s calibre and experience stepping up to lead X-FAB Sarawak. At the same time, I would like to express my sincere thanks to Mike Young for his many contributions in driving the success of our site in Kuching. I am confident that Lee Boon Choon is the perfect choice to keep X-FAB Sarawak on track for a strong future.”
X-FAB is the leading analog/mixed-signal and MEMS foundry group manufacturing silicon wafers for automotive, industrial, consumer, medical and other applications. Its customers worldwide benefit from the highest quality standards, manufacturing excellence and innovative solutions by using X-FAB’s modular CMOS and SOI processes in geometries ranging from 1.0 to 0.13 µm, and its special SiC and MEMS long-lifetime processes. X-FAB’s analog-digital integrated circuits (mixed-signal ICs), sensors and micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) are manufactured at six production facilities in Germany, France, Malaysia and the U.S. X-FAB employs about 4,000 people worldwide.
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