1 October 2010


Taiwanese GaAs foundry WIN promotes Yu-Chi Wang to CEO

Taiwanese gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundry WIN Semiconductors has promoted Dr Yu-Chi Wang to the position of chief executive officer (effective from 1 November). Wang will also be acting general manager (in charge of daily operations) of the MMIC business unit.

Wang has been general manager of the MMIC business unit since 2007, driving revenue growth and new process development to meet the firm's business plan in the GaAs foundry service business segment. Previously, he was director (2003) and associate VP of the Technology Development Division (2004).

Wang joined WIN as section manager of HBT Product Development Department in 1999. Prior to that, he worked at Lucent Technologies’ Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, NJ, USA, where he was a member of the technical staff, involved in compound semiconductor device design and process development for wireless and fiber-optic ICs. 

Wang received a bachelor degree in physics from the National Central University, Chung-Li, Taiwan in 1989, and a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ in 1998.

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