Axcelis CEO Mary Puma Elected to SEMI BOD

July 27, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Axcelis Technologies Inc. (Beverly, MA) announced that Mary Puma, president and CEO, has been elected to Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International's (SEMI) board of directors. Puma brings two decades of business management experience to the 21-member board, which represents organizations and companies from Europe, Korea, Japan, North America and Taiwan.

"It is a great honor for me to contribute to the SEMI board," Puma said. "We operate in one of the most demanding and exciting times in our industry's history, and the SEMI board plays an important role in influencing its long-term success. I look forward to working with the board to address the challenges facing equipment and materials companies throughout the technology supply chain."