SHANGHAI, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SMIC (Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, NYSE: SMI, SEHK: 981), China's largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, continues its global presence by announcing Dr. Atsushi Hori as General Manager of SMIC Japan Corporation.
Dr. Hori received his degree in semiconductor device physics from the University of Tokyo and has more than twenty years of experience in the semiconductor industry in both business and technology. Dr Hori will be responsible for promoting SMIC's process capabilities and manufacturing services to this strategically important region. The SMIC Japan office will be relocated to Shinagawa in the near future.
"Japan has a significant history and a prosperous future in the semiconductor industry. We anticipate that with the appointment of Dr. Atsushi Hori, SMIC will be able to assist Japanese semiconductor manufacturers into a win-win business model," said Mike Rekuc, SVP of Worldwide Sales and Marketing of SMIC.
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) is one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the largest and most advanced foundry in mainland China, providing integrated circuit (IC) foundry and technology services at 0.35-micron to 40-nanometer. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, SMIC has a 300mm wafer fabrication facility (fab) and a 200mm mega-fab in Shanghai, a 300mm mega-fab in Beijing, a 200mm fab in Tianjin, and a 200mm fab project under development in Shenzhen. SMIC also has customer service and marketing offices in the U.S., Europe, Japan, and Taiwan, and a representative office in Hong Kong.
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