|[July 25, 2014]
FUJIFILM Electronic Materials U.S.A., Inc. Names Brian O'Donnelly as New President & CEO
NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. --(Business Wire)--
FUJIFILM Electronic Materials, U.S.A. Inc. (FEUS) has announced that Dr.
Brian O'Donnelly has just been appointed President and CEO of the
state-of-the-art manufacturing company. In this position, he is
responsible for the U.S. semiconductor-based Electronic Materials
businesses comprising advanced photolithography products, polyimides,
formulated products, Thin Film Precursors, and CMP slurries through the
FEUS subsidiary, Fujifilm Planar Solutions. FEUS has its manufacturing
operations and product development in North Kingstown RI and Mesa, AZ as
well as a broad U.S. distribution network.
Brian O'Donnelly named new President and CEO of FUJIFILM Electronic Materials U.S.A., Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)
Originally from Scotland, Dr. O'Donnelly was recruited from the U.K. in
1985 by Olin Corporation Metals Research Laboratories in New Haven,
Connecticut, where he was Senior Research Scientist. In 1991, he joined
Arch Chemicals in Stamford, Connecticut as Senior Business Evaluator for
the Chemicals Division, and became Business Development Manager for its
Electronic Materials Division. In 1995, he transferred to Arch's Arizona
facility where he worked in business development and product management
for the electronic chemicals business. In 1989 he transferred to Arch in
North Kingstown, Rhode Island, and held several progressive positions as
Business Manager, then Business Director Formulated Product & TFS,
Electronic Materials U.S.
In 2004, the electronic chemicals business of Arch was acquired by
Fujifilm, and later became known as FUJIFILM Electronic Materials U.S.
A., Inc. Dr. O'Donnelly has since held several key positions as part of
Fujifilm. In 2009, he was appointed Global Business Director FP & TFS,
then made Vice President in 2013, Senior Vice President in April 2014,
and then appointed President and CEO earlier this month.
"During my career I have been able to gain broad experience covering
R&D, product development, finance, strategic planning and progressive
levels of global business management. My role has expanded tremendously,
and I have been fortunate to be supported by a growing number of very
talented people at Fujifilm and our many customers throughout the
world," said Dr. O'Donnelly. "We've aligned our, product development,
quality systems and support infrastructure with our global customers,
and look forward to continuing to develop leading edge innovative
materials for the semiconductor industry."
Dr. O'Donnelly obtained a Bachelor of Science degree and PhD in
Metallurgy from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, and
earned an MBA from the University of New Haven, Connecticut.
FUJIFILM Electronic Materials is a wholly owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM
Corporation with offices in Japan, the United States and Belgium, and
several manufacturing and R&D facilities located worldwide. The company
supplies advanced technology, chemistry and delivery equipment such as
photoresists, cleaners and CMP slurries to the semiconductor and flat
panel display fabrication market. For more information visit: www.fujifilm-ffem.com.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation
and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including:
healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic
systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display
materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital
imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of
chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production
technologies. In the year ended March 31, 2014, the company had global
revenues of $23.7 billion, at an exchange rate of 103 yen to the dollar.
Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate
citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.
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