GT Advanced Technologies Inc. announced the appointment of Mr. Bob Krysiak to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Mr. Krysiak has more than 30 years of experience at STMicroelectronics (ST), a major semiconductor company and a leading supplier of silicon carbide “SiC” devices. Most recently Mr. Krysiak served as an Executive Vice President and General Manager of ST’s Americas Region, a multi-billion-dollar business. He was also a member of the company’s strategic committee and managed the world-wide digital marketing effort. He retired from ST at the end of 2018. Bob has a wide range of experiences in semiconductors with a broad knowledge of markets and products. While at ST, Bob was a key player in driving their SiC-based semiconductor business into the market, and this experience will further strengthen GTAT’s already successful strategy as a major player in the SiC space.
Highlights of Mr. Krysiak’s career at ST include numerous roles held between 1983 and 2019 where he contributed to the preeminent position the Company holds today.
Mr. Krysiak graduated from Cardiff University, UK, with a degree in Electronics and holds an MBA from the University of Bath, UK. He replaces Matthew Aronsky who has recently resigned after serving on GTAT’s board since 2016.