Mr. Loh was appointed as a member of the Management Board and President and Chief Executive Officer on May 18, 2020 for a period of four years. Mr. Loh worked for Oerlikon Corporation from the late 1990s until 2005. He became senior vice president in 2002 and was responsible for Asia until 2005. He then joined Veeco Instruments Inc., an American thin-film process semiconductor equipment manufacturer, as senior vice president and general manager for Asia, before becoming executive vice president responsible for global field operations. In 2007 he moved to FEI Company as senior executive, holding various positions responsible for sales and service, global business operations, and finally as chief operating officer. In 2015 Mr. Loh joined VAT Vacuum Valves, based in Switzerland, as executive vice president and member of the Group Management Board where he was responsible for and lead worldwide sales and marketing until late 2017. Mr. Loh also held positions as non-executive director in several companies (Schneeberger, Schweiter Technologies AG, and Liteq BV) and was an advisory board member of Semi China. Mr. Loh has a wealth of experience working in the electronics and semiconductor industry and vast experience as a leader. Mr. Loh has a bachelor's degree in electronic engineering from the Tohoku University in Japan. Mr. Loh has Singaporean nationality, but has spent the last 30 years living mostly outside of Singapore in Japan, Hong Kong, China, the UK and the US. Mr. Loh is now based in Almere, the Netherlands. He currently holds no shares in ASM International.
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PETER A.M. VAN BOMMEL
Mr. van Bommel was appointed as a member of the Management Board on July 1, 2010 and became Chief Financial Officer on September 1, 2010. Mr. van Bommel was reappointed on May 28, 2018 for a period of four years. Mr. van Bommel has more than twenty years of experience in the electronics and semiconductor industry. He spent most of his career at Philips, which he joined in 1979. From the mid-1990s until 2005, he acted as CFO of several business units of the Philips Group. Between 2006 and 2008, he was CFO at NXP, formerly Philips Semiconductors. He was CFO of Odersun AG, a manufacturer of thin-film solar cells and modules until August 31, 2010. He holds a Master's degree in Economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Mr. van Bommel is a Dutch national.
From April 2012 until April 2020, Mr. van Bommel was a member of the Supervisory Board of the Royal KPN N.V. On April 16, 2015, Mr. van Bommel was appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board of Neways Electronics International N.V. and he was reappointed in April 2019. From May 2017, he is also an Executive Director of Stichting Bernhoven. Mr. van Bommel was appointed a member of the Board of SES SA in April 2020.