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ON Semiconductor

ON Semiconductor

Sector: Semiconductors And Related Devices Region: AZ, United States


: | New York Stock Exchange: FCS


ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) is driving energy efficient innovations, empowering customers to reduce global energy use. The company is a leading supplier of semiconductor-based solutions, offering a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient power management, analog, sensors, logic, timing, connectivity, discrete, SoC and custom devices. The company's products help engineers solve their unique design challenges in automotive, communications, computing, consumer, industrial, medical, aerospace and defense applications. ON Semiconductor operates a responsive, reliable, world-class supply chain and quality program, a robust compliance and ethics program, and a network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and design centers in key markets throughout North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions.

Executives

Keith D. Jackson, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Keith D. Jackson was elected as a Board Director and appointed President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ON Semiconductor Corporation in November 2002. Mr. Jackson has over 30 years of semiconductor industry experience. Before joining ON Semiconductor, he was with Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation, serving as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Analog, Mixed Signal, and Configurable Products Groups beginning in 1998, and, more recently, was head of its Integrated Circuits Group. From 1996 to 1998, he served as President and a member of the board of directors of Tritech Microelectronics in Singapore, a manufacturer of analog and mixed signal products. From 1986 to 1996, Mr. Jackson worked for National Semiconductor Corporation, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of the Analog and Mixed Signal division. He also held various positions at Texas Instruments Incorporated, including engineering and management positions, from 1973 to 1986. Mr. Jackson currently serves on the board of directors of Veeco Instruments, Inc., and has served on the board of directors of the Semiconductor Industry Association since 2008.
William A. Schromm, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
William Schromm has been with the company since August 1999 and has more than 30 years of semiconductor industry experience. He is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for ON Semiconductor and SCI LLC – and has been responsible for the reliability and quality organization, external manufacturing, SANYO manufacturing, global supply chain, information technology (IT), corporate program management and SANYO integration teams since October 2012. Prior to this role, Mr. Schromm served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Computing and Consumer Products Group for from June 2006 through September 2012. During his tenure with the company, he has held various positions. From August 2004 through May 2006, he served as the Vice President and General Manager of the High Performance Analog Division and also led the Analog Products Group. Beginning in January 2003, he served as Vice President of the Clock and Data Management business and continued in that role with additional product responsibilities when this business became the High Performance Analog Division in August 2004. Prior to that, he served as the Vice President of Tactical Marketing from July 2001 through December 2002, after leading the Company's Standard Logic Division since August 1999. Mr. Schromm earned a BS degree from Boston College and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.
Mark S. Frey, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Bernard Gutmann brings more than 30 years of finance experience to this role, of which 13 years have been spent as a member of ON Semiconductor’s finance team. He was promoted and appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in September 2012. Before his promotion, he worked with the corporation as Vice President, Corporate Analysis & Strategy of Semiconductor Components Industry LLC (SCILLC), serving in that position from April 2006 to September 2012. Mr. Gutmann also served and continues to serve as the CFO of SANYO Semiconductor Co., Ltd. the corporation’s wholly-owned subsidiary, a position he has held since March 2011. In these roles, his responsibilities have included finance integration, financial reporting, restructuring, tax, treasury, and financial planning and analysis. From November 2002 to April 2006, Mr. Gutmann served as Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis and Treasury of SCILLC. From September 1999 to November 2002, he held the position of Director, Financial Planning & Analysis of SCILLC. Prior to joining ON Semiconductor, Gutmann served in various financial positions with Motorola, Inc. from 1982 to 1999, including controller of various divisions and an off-shore wafer and backend factory, finance and accounting manager, financial planning manager and financial analyst. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering from Worchester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts (U.S.). Additionally, he is fluent in English, French, Spanish, and conversant in German.
William M. Hall, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Power Solutions Group
William Hall joined ON Semiconductor and SCI LLC in May 2006. He is the Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Power Solutions Group. During his career, Mr. Hall has held various marketing and product line management positions. Before joining the Company, he served as Vice President and General Manager of the Standard Products Group at Fairchild Semiconductor Corp. Between March 1997 and May 2006, Mr. Hall served at different times as Vice President of Business Development, Analog Products Group, Standard Products Group, and Interface and Logic Group, as well as serving as Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Fairchild. He has also held management positions with National Semiconductor Corp. and was a RADAR design engineer with RCA.
Robert A. Klosterboer, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Analog Solutions Group
Robert Klosterboer joined the Company in March 2008 and currently serves as Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Analog Solutions Group for ON Semiconductor and SCI LLC. From March 2008 to September 2012 he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the business unit then known as the Automotive, industrial, Medical, & Mil/Aero Group. He has more than two decades of experience in the electronics industry. During his career, Mr. Klosterboer has held various engineering, marketing and product line management positions. Prior to joining ON Semiconductor in 2008, Mr. Klosterboer was Senior Vice President, Automotive & Industrial Group for AMI Semiconductor, Inc. Mr. Klosterboer joined AMIS in 1982 as a test engineer and during his tenure there he also was a design engineer, field applications engineer, design section manager, program development manager, and product marketing manager. Mr. Klosterboer holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering technology from Montana State University.
Taner Ozcelik, Senior Vice President and General Manager Image Sensor Group
Taner Ozcelik joined ON Semiconductor in August 2014 as the Senior Vice President of the Aptina Imaging Business. Mr Ozcelik has served at the intersection of semiconductors, consumer electronics, computing and automotive industries for more than two decades. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Aptina’s Automotive and Embedded business. Prior to this, Mr. Ozcelik was Vice President and General Manager of NVIDIA’s automotive business – where he grew sales to $100 million, while doubling revenues every year and achieving booked business in excess of $2 billion. While at NVIDIA, he developed several award winning firsts in automotive, which spanned a variety of applications including infotainment systems, digital instrument clusters, automotive tablets and advanced driver assistance systems, which are now featured in more than 25 million cars worldwide. During his career, Mr. Ozcelik has also held positions as President and CEO at MobileSmarts and as Vice President and General Manager at Sony Semiconductor for their Digital Home Platform Division. Mr. Ozcelik holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Bogazici University, Turkey. He is listed as an inventor on 23 U.S. patents.
Geroge H.Cave, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer, Chief Risk Officer and Corporate Secretary
Sonny Cave has served as the General Counsel of ON Semiconductor and SCI LLC since August 1999. He also currently serves as a Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer for the Company. Mr. Cave's professional career spans over 25 years of broad legal and business experience, including working for over 18 years in the semiconductor industry. Before his tenure with ON Semiconductor and SCI LLC, he served for two years as the Regulatory Affairs Director for Motorola's Semiconductor Components Group in Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to that position, Mr. Cave was Senior Counsel in the Corporate Law Department of Motorola in Phoenix, Arizona for five years. Mr. Cave also serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Medical College of Homeopathy.
Tobin Cookman, Senior Vice President Human Resources
Tobin Cookman has more than 15 years of experience as human resources professional for technology-based companies. In early 2013 he was named Senior Vice President of the company’s worldwide Human Resources (HR) department. Mr. Cookman has been with the company since its inception in 1999, holding management positions of growing responsibility within the HR team. Currently, he is responsible for leading an experienced and geographically diverse global team of HR professionals. He has been instrumental in implementing new hiring and retention strategies, building and aligning the organizations’ talent pool with ON Semiconductor’s overall corporate strategy, and leading global compliance and ethics efforts. Prior to his SVP appointment, Mr. Cookman had executive HR responsibilities for the Americas and corporate client relations. These duties included HR strategy, talent development, talent acquisition, performance management, compliance, HRIS and HR activities related to numerous mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining ON Semiconductor, he held management positions with Motorola and several nonprofit organizations. Mr. Cookman holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and a BA in Liberal Arts.

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