Axcelis Names William Jennings to Board of Directors

March 09, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Axcelis Technologies Inc. (Beverly, MA) announced that William Jennings has joined the company's board of directors, bringing more than 38 years of business management experience to the team. Jennings is a former partner of PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and most recently led the company's risk management and internal controls consulting practice. Previously, he served as chief financial officer of Bankers Trust and senior executive vice president at Shearson Lehman Brothers.

"We are very pleased to welcome Bill Jennings to our board of directors," said Stephen Hardis, chairman of Axcelis Technologies. "Bill brings both a strategic outlook as well as extensive experience in finance, risk management and corporate governance, and will be a great asset to our board."