6 December 2011

Osram Opto appoints VP of worldwide sales & CEO of Asia business

Osram Opto Semiconductors GmbH of Regensburg, Germany says that at the beginning of December Louis Lam has taken over as its VP for worldwide sales as well as CEO of Osram Opto Semiconductors Asia Ltd. His predecessor Dr Alfred Felder will in future be responsible for global sales of the General Lighting business unit at parent firm Osram AG.

Picture: Dr Alfred Felder (left) has moved to Osram AG. Louis Lam (right) took over as VP sales and new CEO of Osram Opto Semiconductors Asia Ltd in December.

Lam has more than 25 years of experience in marketing and sales, as well as business development experience in the opto-semiconductor industry. His responsibilities have included the expansion of regional business in Asia in the fields of mobile devices, solid-state lighting (SSL), automotive lighting, and various other sectors of industry.

From 2007–2010, Lam was VP of APAC sales for Osram Opto Semiconductors Asia Ltd. Most recently, he was president & managing director of National Semiconductor Asia Ltd in 2010–2011, but previously (in 1986–1992) he was head of the Microsystems Asia business unit at National Semiconductor (H.K.) Ltd.

“With his know-how and many years of experience in market development and in building up customer loyalty, Louis Lam is an outstanding choice, particularly with a view to the important Asian market,” says Osram Opto’s CEO Aldo Kamper. 

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