Thinfilm names Dr. Peter Fischer as its Chief Product Officer
OSLO, Norway, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thin Film Electronics ASA ("Thinfilm") (OSE: THIN.OL)
Thinfilm is pleased to announce that Dr. Peter Fischer will join Thinfilm as its new Chief Product Officer, serving as the company's technical lead in Product Marketing and Business Development. He is expected to take up his position later this year.
"Dr. Fischer is an acknowledged leader in the commercialization and scale-up of Printed Electronics. With his substantial industry experience in both printed and semiconductor production processes, he will be an important asset for Thinfilm as we move our products into market," – says Dr. Davor Sutija, CEO.
Dr. Fischer's previous assignments include CTO at Plastic Logic, and earlier in his career, Director, Back-end Products at Qimonda and Senior Manager, Process Integration at Infineon Technologies. He brings more than 15 years of experience working in the semiconductor industry, holding senior positions in both R&D and manufacturing, with responsibility for large, multi-site, international teams. Fischer has a broad background in front-end and back-end processes, technology transfer, and new product design for manufacturing. In 2012, Dr. Fischer was named one of the top "Forty Innovators Building the Foundation of the Next-gen Electronics Industry" by EETimes. He serves on the board of the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) and holds a diploma and PhD in semiconductor physics.
ABOUT THIN FILM ELECTRONICS ASA
Thin Film Electronics ASA (Ticker: THIN.OL) is a leader in the development of Printed Electronics. The first to commercialize printed rewritable memory, Thinfilm is creating printed system products that will include memory, sensing, display and wireless communication—at a cost-per-functionality unmatched by any other electronic technology. Thinfilm's roadmap of system products integrates technology from a strong and growing ecosystem of partners to enable the Internet of Things by bringing intelligence to disposable goods. Company headquarters are in Oslo, Norway, with product development in Linkoping, Sweden, sales offices in San Francisco, USA, and Tokyo, Japan, and manufacturing in Pyongtaek, South Korea. http://www.thinfilm.no/
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