Taking due account of the profile of the Supervisory Board, the Supervisory Board proposes of ASM International to appoint Stefanie Kahle-Galonske as a member of the Supervisory Board for a term of four years during the Annual General Meeting of May 22, 2017.
Mrs. Kahle-Galonske is currently Chief Financial Officer at Egon Zehnder, the Swiss-based privately held executive search and leadership consultancy firm. Before that she was Chief Financial Officer at Markem Imaje AG (part of Dover Corporation), a global manufacturer of industrial printers and consumables for the packaging sector. Mrs. Kahle-Galonske has extensive knowledge of the semiconductor industry thanks to her experience over many years in different roles at NXP Semiconductors, where she served as Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of several business units. She also was a non-executive board member of Micronas Semiconductors in Switzerland and Nu-Tune Singapore.
Jan Lobbezoo, Chairman of the Supervisory Board commented:
“I am very pleased to announce the proposed appointment of Stefanie Kahle-Galonske to the Supervisory Board. She has a very solid financial and management background and will bring extensive financial, business and industry knowledge to the Company.”