Cymer names new group vice president

Cymer, Inc., a provider of semiconductor products, has appointed that Klaus Schuegraf as group vice president of EUV product development. In this role, Dr Schuegraf will oversee Cymer's EUV engineering and development programs.

Prior to joining Cymer, Dr Schuegraf was corporate vice president and chief technology officer for the Silicon Systems Group of Applied Materials responsible for overseeing the semiconductor products technology roadmap. Prior to Applied Materials, Dr Schuegraf was vice president of technology at SanDisk Corporation where he defined and executed the company's non-volatile NAND flash and 3D memory roadmap. Before that, he held key product and technology development positions at Cypress Semiconductor, Conexant and Micron Technology, the company said.

"We are very pleased to welcome Klaus to Cymer," said Bob Akins, founder and CEO at Cymer. "Klaus' deep industry experience and proven product development track record add significantly to the strength of our EUV management team, especially important as we transition from 3100 pilot sources to the first 3300 production sources."