ASML is the world's leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry. Headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, ASML employs more than 7,000 people.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Chairman of the Board of Management
Eric Meurice joined ASML on October 1, 2004 as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Management.
Prior to joining ASML, and since March 2001, he was Executive Vice President of Thomson Television Worldwide. Between 1995 and 2001, Mr. Meurice served as Vice President for Dell Computer, where he ran the Western, Eastern Europe and Dell's Emerging Markets businesses within EMEA. Before 1995 he gained extensive experience in the semiconductor industry at ITT Semiconductors Group and Intel Corporation, in the microcontroller group.
Mr. Meurice has earned a Master's degree in applied economics (1979), Sorbonne University, Paris; Master's degree in mechanics and energy generation (1979), Ecole Centrale de Paris; and an MBA (1984), Stanford University, California.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Peter Wennink was appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Management of ASML in 1999.
Mr. Wennink has an extensive background in finance and accounting. Prior to his employment with ASML, Mr. Wennink worked as a partner at Deloitte Accountants, specializing in the high technology industry with an emphasis on the semiconductor equipment industry.
Mr. Wennink is a member of the Netherlands Institute of Registered Accountants. Mr. Wennink currently serves on the Supervisory Board of Bank Insinger de Beaufort N.V.
Executive Vice President and Chief Product & Technology Officer
Martin van den Brink joined ASML when the company was founded in early 1984. He held several positions in engineering and, since 1995, Mr. Van den Brink served as Vice President Technology. In 1999 Mr. Van den Brink was appointed as Executive Vice President Marketing & Technology and as a member of ASML's Board of Management.
Mr. Van den Brink has earned a degree in Electrical Engineering from HTS Arnhem (HAN University), and a degree in Physics (1984) from the University of Twente, the Netherlands. In 2012, he was awarded an honorary doctorate in physics by the University of Amsterdam.
Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Frits van Hout rejoined ASML in early 2001 as Vice President Customer Support, having previously been with the company from its founding in 1984 through 1992. In this period Mr van Hout held several positions in engineering, program management and sales. In 2008, he was appointed Executive Vice President Integral Efficiency.
From 1998 to 2001 Mr van Hout served as CEO of the Beyeler Group, based in the Netherlands and Germany, where he was responsible for its restructuring and regaining profitability. Before that, from 1992 to 1997, he was Director of Technical Operations and later Business Unit Manager at Datacolor International in Switzerland and the UK, responsible for the Textile and Printing markets.
Mr. van Hout earned a Master’s degree in Theoretical Physics (1981), University of Oxford; and a Master’s degree in Applied Physics (1984), Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich.
Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer
Frederic Schneider-Maunoury joined ASML in January 2010 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and was appointed as member of ASML's Board of Management after notification of the general meeting of shareholders held on March 24, 2010.
Mr Schneider-Maunoury joined ASML from French industrial and transport equipment group Alstom, where he was Vice President Thermal Products Manufacturing. Previously, he had operational responsibility at Turbo Machines Group and ran the Hydro Business as general manager. Before joining Alstom in 1996, Mr Schneider-Maunoury held various positions at the French Ministry of Trade and Industry.
Mr. Schneider-Maunoury is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique (1985) and Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines (1988) in Paris.
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