Mr. Birmingham serves as Senior Vice President Global Sales. He joined ASM in May 2021. Brian has more than 26 years of experience in the semiconductor equipment industry. He has a strong track record working with customers’ R&D teams to capture new applications and grow business across the American, Asian and European customer base. Prior to joining ASM, Brian spent 20 years with Lam Research & Novellus Systems (acquired by Lam in June 2012).
His most recent assignment with Lam was as corporate VP and general manager responsible for the relationship with a major memory manufacturer in China. Previously, he held positions as VP global field development, and VP/GM of major semiconductor manufacturers in both memory and logic/foundry. Brian worked in both Japan and Taiwan as vice president business development.
He has a master’s degree in systems engineering from the University of Southern California, and a bachelor’s degree in general engineering/management studies from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is a US national.