SAN DIEGO, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cymer, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI), the world's leading supplier of light sources used by chipmakers to pattern advanced semiconductor chips, today announced that Dr. Klaus Schuegraf has joined the company as group vice president of EUV product development. In this role, Dr. Schuegraf will oversee Cymer's EUV engineering and development programs.
"We are very pleased to welcome Klaus to Cymer," said Bob Akins, founder and CEO at Cymer. "Klaus' deep industry experience and proven product development track record add significantly to the strength of our EUV management team, especially important as we transition from 3100 pilot sources to the first 3300 production sources."
Prior to joining Cymer, Dr. Schuegraf was corporate vice president and chief technology officer for the Silicon Systems Group of Applied Materials responsible for overseeing the semiconductor products technology roadmap. Prior to Applied Materials, Dr. Schuegraf was vice president of technology at SanDisk Corporation where he defined and executed the company's non-volatile NAND flash and 3D memory roadmap. Before that, he held key product and technology development positions at Cypress Semiconductor, Conexant and Micron Technology.
Dr. Schuegraf received his doctorate in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, a master's degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Cymer, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI) is an industry leader in developing lithography light sources, used by chipmakers worldwide to pattern advanced semiconductor chips. Cymer's light sources have been widely adopted by the world's top chipmakers and the company's installed base comprises approximately 3,750 systems. Continuing its legacy of leadership, Cymer is currently pioneering the industry's transition to EUV lithography, the next viable step on the technology roadmap for the creation of smaller, faster chips. The company is headquartered in San Diego, Calif., has more than 1,200 employees on payroll (expressed in full time equivalents) and supports its customers from numerous offices around the globe. Cymer maintains a website to which it regularly posts press releases, SEC filings, and additional information about Cymer. Interested persons can also subscribe to automated email alerts or RSS feeds. Please visit www.cymer.com
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