People: Applied Materials Inc (AMAT.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Splinter

63 2013 Executive Chairman of the Board

Gary Dickerson

57 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert Halliday

59 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Randhir Thakur

51 2009 Executive Vice President, General Manager - Silicon Systems

Omkaram Nalamasu

55 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Thomas Larkins

52 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Ali Salehpour

52 2013 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Applied Global Services and Growth Markets

Mary Humiston

48 2013 Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Communications and Public Affairs

Charles Read

47 2013 Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Vice President, Corporate Controller

Jay Kerley

47 2013 Chief Information Officer, Group Vice President

Willem Roelandts

69 2008 Lead Independent Director

Aart de Geus

59 2007 Independent Director

Stephen Forrest

63 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Iannotti

57 2005 Independent Director

Susan James

68 2009 Independent Director

Alexander Karsner

46 2008 Independent Director

Gerhard Parker

70 2002 Independent Director

Dennis Powell

66 2007 Independent Director

James Rogers

66 2008 Independent Director

Robert Swan

53 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Splinter

Mr. Michael R. Splinter has been appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board of Applied Materials Inc. He has been Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Applied since September 2013 and was Chairman of the Board of Directors from March 2009 to September 2013. Mr. Splinter served as Chief Executive Officer of Applied from April 2003 until September 2013, and also as President from April 2003 to June 2012. Prior to joining Applied in 2003, Mr. Splinter was at Intel Corporation, a manufacturer of chips and computer, networking and communications products, for 20 years. While at Intel, he held a number of executive positions, including Executive Vice President and Director of Sales and Marketing and Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Technology and Manufacturing Group. Mr. Splinter is a director of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

Gary Dickerson

Mr. Gary E. Dickerson has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Applied Materials, Inc. He has been Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Applied since September 2013. Mr. Dickerson was named President of Applied in June 2012, after joining Applied following its acquisition of Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc. (“Varian”) in November 2011. Mr. Dickerson had served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Varian from 2004 to November 2011. Prior to joining Varian in 2004, Mr. Dickerson served 18 years with KLA-Tencor Corporation, a supplier of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related industries, where he held a variety of operations and product development roles before being appointed Chief Operating Officer in 1999 and then President and Chief Operating Officer in 2002. Mr. Dickerson started his semiconductor career in manufacturing and engineering management at General Motors’ Delco Electronics Division and then AT&T, Inc.

Robert Halliday

Mr. Robert J. Halliday has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Applied Materials Inc. Mr. Halliday, has been Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Applied since February 2013. Mr. Halliday previously served as a group vice president and general manager in Applied’s Silicon Systems Group segment following the completion of Applied’s acquisition of Varian in November 2011. Mr. Halliday had served as Chief Financial Officer of Varian since 2001 and as an Executive Vice President of Varian since 2004. Mr. Halliday served as Varian's Treasurer from November 2002 to October 2006 and from February 2009 to February 2010.

Randhir Thakur

Dr. Randhir Thakur, Ph.D., is Executive Vice President, General Manager - Silicon Systems of Applied Materials Inc. Dr. Thakur, has been Executive Vice President, General Manager Silicon Systems Group since December 2009, after serving as Senior Vice President, General Manager Silicon Systems Group since October 2009. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, General Manager, Thin Film Solar and Display. He was appointed Senior Vice President, General Manager, Strategic Operations when he rejoined Applied in May 2008. He previously was with Applied from 2000 to 2005 in a variety of executive roles including Group Vice President, General Manager for Front End Products. From September 2005 to May 2008, Dr. Thakur served as Executive Vice President of Technology and Fab Operations at SanDisk Corporation, a data storage solutions manufacturer, and as head of SanDisk’s worldwide operations.

Omkaram Nalamasu

Dr. Omkaram Nalamasu is Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Applied Materials, Inc. Dr. Nalamasu, has been Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer since June 2013, and had served as Group Vice President, Chief Technology Officer from January 2012 to June 2013, and as Corporate Vice President, Chief Technology Officer from January 2011 to January 2012. Upon joining Applied in June 2006 until January 2011, Dr. Nalamasu was an Appointed Vice President of Research and served as Deputy Chief Technology Officer and General Manager for the Advanced Technologies Group. From 2002 to 2006, Dr. Nalamasu was a NYSTAR distinguished professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he also served as Vice President of Research from 2005 to 2006.

Thomas Larkins

Mr. Thomas F. Larkins is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Applied Materials Inc. Mr. Larkins, has been Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Applied since November 2012. Previously, Mr. Larkins was employed by Honeywell, where he was Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Deputy General Counsel from 2002 until joining Applied. Mr. Larkins served in various other positions at Honeywell (formerly AlliedSignal) after joining the company in 1997.

Ali Salehpour

Mr. Ali Salehpour is Senior Vice President, General Manager - Applied Global Services and Growth Markets of Applied Materials Inc. Mr. Salehpour, has been Senior Vice President, General Manager Applied Global Services and Growth Markets since September 2013. He previously served as Group Vice President, General Manager Energy and Environmental Solutions and Display Business Groups, since joining Applied in November 2012. Prior to Applied, Mr. Salehpour worked at KLA-Tencor for 16 years, where he served most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager SFS-ADE Divisions from 2008.

Mary Humiston

Ms. Mary E. Humiston is Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Communications and Public Affairs of Applied Materials Inc. Ms. Humiston, has been Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Communications and Public Affairs since February 2013. She served as Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources from July 2011 to February 2013; Group Vice President, Global Human Resources from July 2010 to July 2011; and Corporate Vice President, Global Human Resources from June 2009 to June 2010. Prior to June 2009, she served as the Corporate Vice President of Human Resources for both the Energy and Environmental Solutions and Display groups. Prior to joining Applied, Ms. Humiston was Vice President of Human Resources at Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), a diversified global technology and manufacturing company, from October 2002 to June 2008, with responsibility for various corporate and international organizations.

Charles Read

Mr. Charles Read has been appointed as Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Vice President, Corporate Controller of Applied Materials, Inc. Mr. Read, has been Corporate Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Applied since joining the Company in September 2013. Prior to Applied, Mr. Read worked at Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., a provider of semiconductor and software-based network solutions, since October 2002, where he most recently served as Vice President, Corporate Controller. Prior to Brocade, Mr. Read worked at KPMG LLP, an audit, tax and advisory firm, from 1996 to 2002.

Jay Kerley

Mr. Kerley is Chief Information Officer, Group Vice President of APPLIED MATERIALS INC. Mr. Kerley, has been Group Vice President, Chief Information Officer since March 2013. Mr. Kerley joined Applied in 2006, and has served as Chief Information Officer since October 2011. Mr. Kerley has more than 20 years of information technology (IT) experience in various industries, leading IT transformation and globalization.

Willem Roelandts

Mr. Willem P. Roelandts is Lead Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. He served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Xilinx, Inc., a supplier of programmable logic solutions, from July 2003 to February 2009, and as a director from January 1996 to August 2009. Mr. Roelandts served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Xilinx from January 1996 to January 2008. Prior to joining Xilinx, Mr. Roelandts held various executive positions during a 29-year career at Hewlett-Packard Company, where he last served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Computer Systems Organizations. Mr. Roelandts currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Aruba Networks, Inc.

Aart de Geus

Dr. Aart J. de Geus is Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. He is a co-founder of Synopsys, Inc., a provider of electronic design automation (EDA) software and related services for semiconductor design companies, and currently serves as Chairman of its Board of Directors and Co-Chief Executive Officer. Since 1986, Dr. de Geus has served as a director of and held various positions at Synopsys, including President, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Senior Vice President of Marketing. From 1982 to 1986, Dr. de Geus was employed by the General Electric Company, a global infrastructure, finance and media company, where he was the Manager of the Advanced Computer-Aided Engineering Group.

Stephen Forrest

Dr. Stephen R. Forrest, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. He has served as Vice President for Research at the University of Michigan since January 2006, where he also holds faculty appointments as Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the College of Engineering, and as Professor of Physics in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts. Dr. Forrest leads the University’s Optoelectronics Components and Materials Group. From 1992 to 2005, Dr. Forrest served in a number of positions at Princeton University, including as Chair of the Electrical Engineering Department, Director of the Center for Photonics and Optoelectronic Materials, and as director of the National Center for Integrated Photonic Technology. Prior to Princeton, Dr. Forrest was a faculty member of the Electrical Engineering and Materials Science Departments at the University of Southern California.

Thomas Iannotti

Mr. Thomas J. Iannotti is Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. He served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Services, for Hewlett-Packard Company, a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally, from February 2009 until his retirement in October 2011. From 2002 to January 2009, Mr. Iannotti held various executive positions at Hewlett-Packard, including as Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Enterprise Business Group, Americas. From 1978 to 2002, Mr. Iannotti worked at Digital Equipment Corporation, a vendor of computer systems and software, and at Compaq Computer Corporation, a supplier of personal computing systems, after its acquisition of Digital Equipment Corporation.

Susan James

Ms. Susan M. James, CPA, is Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. She served as a partner at Ernst & Young LLP, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, from 1987 to 2006. Ms. James joined Ernst & Young in 1975 and, following her retirement in 2006, served as a consultant to the firm until December 2009. She also served on the Ernst & Young Americas Executive Board of Directors from January 2002 to June 2006. Ms. James is a certified public accountant (inactive) and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ms. James currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of Coherent, Inc. and Yahoo! Inc.

Alexander Karsner

Mr. Alexander A. Karsner is Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Manifest Energy LLC, a clean energy infrastructure development and finance company, since July 2009. From March 2006 to August 2008, he served as Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy. From April 2002 to March 2006, Mr. Karsner was Managing Director of Enercorp LLC, a private company involved in international project development, management and financing of renewable energy infrastructure. Mr. Karsner has also worked with Tondu Energy Systems of Texas, Wartsila Power Development of Finland and other multi-national energy firms and developers. Mr. Karsner currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Codexis, Inc.

Gerhard Parker

Dr. Gerhard H. Parker is Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. He served as Executive Vice President, New Business Group, of Intel Corporation from 1998 until his retirement in May 2001. From 1988 to 1998, Dr. Parker was Senior Vice President of Intel’s Technology and Manufacturing Group. Dr. Parker currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of FEI Company and Lattice Semiconductor Corporation.

Dennis Powell

Mr. Dennis D. Powell is Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. He served as an Executive Advisor at Cisco Systems, Inc., a provider of networking products and services, from February 2008 to September 2010. He served as Cisco’s Chief Financial Officer from May 2003 to February 2008, and, in addition, served as an Executive Vice President from 2007 to 2008 and a Senior Vice President from 2003 to 2007. Since joining Cisco in 1997, Mr. Powell also served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Vice President, Corporate Controller. Before joining Cisco, Mr. Powell was employed by Coopers & Lybrand LLP, an accounting firm, for 26 years, where he was last a senior partner. Mr. Powell currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of Intuit, Inc. and VMware, Inc.

James Rogers

Mr. James E. Rogers is Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. He served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Duke Energy Corporation, an electric power company that supplies and delivers electricity and natural gas service, from 2007 to December 2013, and as a member of its Board of Directors from 2006 to December 2013. Mr. Rogers served as Duke Energy’s President and Chief Executive Officer from April 2006 to July 2013. He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cinergy Corp., a provider of electric and gas service, from 1994 until its merger with Duke Energy in 2006. He was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of PSI Energy, Inc., a provider of electric and gas service, from 1988 until 1994. Mr. Rogers served as a member of the board of directors of Fifth Third Bancorp from 1995 to 2009 and currently serves as a member of the board of directors of CIGNA Corporation.

Robert Swan

Mr. Robert H. Swan is Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. He has served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of eBay Inc., a provider of online marketplaces and payment services, since March 2006. From 2003 to March 2006, Mr. Swan was Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Electronic Data Systems Corporation, a technology services company. Mr. Swan also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TRW, Inc., a global manufacturing and service company, from 2001 to 2002 and held various executive positions at Webvan Group, Inc., an online grocery delivery service, from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Swan spent the first 15 years of his career at the General Electric Company in various roles.
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