Intevac revealed that Christopher Smith will be taking over the executive vice president of emerging markets position to manage and develop the company’s capital equipment business. Luke Marusiak, who previously served in the position, will be revisiting his chief operating officer role, which sees him overlooking manufacturing, materials, customer service and corporate services.
“We are very pleased to welcome Chris to the company in a key senior management position,” commented Kevin Fairbairn, president and chief executive officer of Intevac. “Chris has proven general management experience as well as extensive experience managing sales, service and business development in large and emerging equipment markets.”
Smith hails, most recently, from Oerlikon Solar where he was senior vice president of sales and customer support. He has held senior management positions at Applied Materials and Cymer and boasts over 25 years of experience in the semiconductor and solar capital equipment business.