Gilad Almogy, Ph.D., has been promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Display and Thin Film Solar Products Business Group at Applied Materials. Dr. Almogy was named general manager of Applied’s Display and Thin Film Solar Products Business Group in August 2007. Previously, he was general manager of Applied’s Process Diagnostics and Control (PDC) business group based in Israel.
“This has been a pivotal year for Display, and Gilad is leading his team to make significant progress toward broadening the product portfolio and realigning operations to be close to our customers in Asia,” said Mike Splinter, president and CEO of Applied Materials. “While significantly ramping Display manufacturing, Gilad has also been instrumental in enabling display platforms to provide key elements of our innovative SunFab solar production lines.”