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16 July 2007


Wafer World appoints Don Capo to head-up business development

Wafer World Inc of West Palm Beach, FL, USA has announced the appointment of Donald J. Capo to head of business development worldwide.

Capo joined Wafer World on June 5, 2007 from MBE Technology (which was acquired by IQE at the end of 2006). With 25 years experience in the compound semiconductor industry, he has also held executive management positions at Freiberger Compound Materials, QED, and Unilever.

Capo gained his BS in Chemistry from Saint John Fisher College. He also has an MS in Materials Science & Engineering and an Executive MBA from the University of Rochester. His other accomplishments include seven co-authored technical publications on compound semiconductors and electronic materials.

Sean Quinn, CEO and owner of Wafer World, said: "I am excited to add Don's expertise and vision, as we forecast to expand sales to $10-20 million worldwide in the near future.”

An eleven-year old privately held company, Wafer World provides GaAs reclaim service, as well as a range of wafer products, which include gallium nitride (GaN), indium phosphide (InP), zinc oxide (ZnO) and germanium (Ge), among others. The company’s entire inventory can be viewed and purchased online.