SEMI Announces Election and Re-Election of Board Members

MILPITAS, Calif. — July 20, 2020 — SEMI today announced at SEMICON West 2020 the election of Jinrong Zhao, Chairman of the Board, NAURA Technology Group, as a new member of the SEMI International Board. In addition, SEMI confirmed the re-election of seven current members to the SEMI International Board of Directors in accordance with the association's by-laws.

The following seven Board members were re-elected for two-year terms:

  • Kevin Crofton, President of SPTS Technologies and Senior Vice President at KLA Corporation
  • Mitsunobu Koshiba, Director, Chairman of the Board, JSR Corporation
  • Yong Han (YH) Lee, Chairman, Wonik
  • Sue Lin, Vice Chairman, Hermes Epitek
  • Jon Kemp, President, Electronics and Imaging, DuPont
  • Tetsuo (Tom) Tsuneishi, Executive Chairman of the Board, Representative Director, TEL
  • Tien Wu, CEO, ASE; CEO, USI

The SEMI Executive Committee confirmed Bertrand Loy, president and CEO of Entegris, as chairman of the SEMI Executive Committee. SEMI also confirmed Kevin Crofton, President of SPTS Technologies and Senior Vice President at KLA Corporation, as vice-chairman. 

The leadership appointments and the elected board members’ tenure become effective at the annual SEMI membership meeting on July 20 during SEMICON West 2020.    

“The SEMI Board of Directors is comprised of global business leaders who represent SEMI members and the industry, ensuring that SEMI develops and delivers member value in all regions,” said SEMI president and CEO Ajit Manocha. “We congratulate the newly elected and re-elected members and greatly appreciate all of our board members’ contributions to the industry.”

SEMI’s 17 voting directors and 10 emeritus directors represent companies from Europe, China, Japan, Korea, North America, and Taiwan, reflecting the global scope of the association’s activities. SEMI directors are elected by the general membership as voting members of the board and can serve a total of five two-year terms.

About SEMI

SEMI® connects more than 2,400 member companies and 1.3 million professionals worldwide to advance the technology and business of electronics design and manufacturing. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, devices, and services that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products. Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance), FlexTech, the Fab Owners Alliance (FOA) and the MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) are SEMI Strategic Association Partners, defined communities within SEMI focused on specific technologies. Visit to learn more, contact one of our worldwide offices, and connect with SEMI on  LinkedIn and  Twitter.


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