Management board

 

BENJAMIN LOH

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.
To discover more, watch Benjamin discuss his background and professional career in this short introductory video.

PAUL VERHAGEN

Mr. Verhagen was appointed as member of the Management Board with the starting date of June 1, 2021 by the Annual General Meeting of May 17, 2021. Following this appointment he was appointed as CFO per June 1, 2021 by the Supervisory Board.

Mr. Verhagen has a proven track record and background in Dutch listed companies and the electronics industry. He has made a career within Royal Philips starting in the early nineties and fulfilled until 2013 numerous executive positions in the Netherlands, USA, Hong Kong, and China. His last two assignments with Royal Philips - from 2007 until 2013 - were as Executive Vice President and CFO of Philips Consumer Lifestyle, and Executive Vice President and CFO of Philips Lighting. In 2014 he became the CFO and Member of the Management Board of the Dutch stock listed company Fugro N.V. 

Mr. Verhagen is a Dutch national and holds a master in Business Administration and has a post graduate degree as Chartered Controller. 

To discover more, watch Paul discuss his background and professional career in this short introductory video.