1st Silicon Announces William Nelson as New COO

May 20, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

1st Silicon (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (Kuching, Sarawak Malaysia) appointed William John Nelson to the new position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Nelson, who is based in Kuching, reports to Claudio Loddo, CEO.

"Dr. Nelson's combined operations accomplishments and vast international experience working in locations throughout Asia, Europe and the United States are representative of the global nature of the semiconductor industry," stated Loddo. "Success in the foundry industry requires a global vision that can be implemented everywhere. Dr. Nelson has demonstrated this talent throughout his career."