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
Peter Wennink was appointed as President and CEO on 1 July 2013.
He joined ASML in 1999 as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Management.
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.
President and Chief Technology Officer
Martin van den Brink was appointed President and CTO on 1 July 2013.
He 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, and in 2014 he was made a Knight of the Order of the Dutch Lion (Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw).
He received the 2014 IEEE Cledo Brunetti Award for contributions to nanotechnology, and was awarded the 2015 IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal for exceptional contributions to the microelectronics industry.
Executive Vice President and Chief Program 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 and was appointed as member of ASML's Board of Management in 2009. After initially serving as Chief Marketing Officer, Mr. van Hout was appointed Chief Program Officer in 2013.
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.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Wolfgang Nickl joined ASML in December 2013 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and was appointed as member of ASML’s Board of Management after notification of the general meeting of shareholders held on April 23, 2014.
Previously, Wolfgang Nickl was executive vice president and chief financial officer at Western Digital. He was responsible for Western Digital's financial planning and analysis, operations finance for its HGST and WD subsidiaries, accounting, treasury, credit, tax, investor relations and internal audit functions. He also lead the company's market analysis and competitive intelligence groups.
Prior to joining Western Digital, Nickl worked at IBM Global Services as a consultant for SAP costing and finance applications. Nickl holds a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Cooperative Education Stuttgart, Germany, where he received a full scholarship from IBM, and a master's degree of business administration from the University of Southern California.
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