Syracuse, NY - 5 September 2002: INFICON today announced the appointment of Stephan DeLuca, Ph.D., to the position of Vice President and Worldwide Sales Manager. Dr. DeLuca will be based at the company's global headquarters in Syracuse, New York and will be responsible for optimally aligning INFICON worldwide sales resources in support of strategic objectives.
Since May 2000, Dr. Deluca has served as President of INFICON Asian Operations. He joined INFICON (formerly Leybold Inficon) in 1991 as Product Manager for in situ analysis instruments sold to the semiconductor market. In 1993, Dr. DeLuca was responsible for the start up of the Environmental Health and Safety Business Unit of the company. A highly successful product, HAPSITE portable analyzer used in national security and emergency response markets, resulted from this business. Prior to his tenure with Leybold Inficon, he was on the faculty of the Colorado School of Mines and worked as an Applications Scientist developing mass spectrometry products. Dr. DeLuca holds an MBA from Syracuse University, a Ph.D. in Applied Chemistry and an MS in Geochemistry from the Colorado School of Mines, and a BA in chemistry from the University of California at San Diego.
James L. Brissenden, president and CEO, said, "Steve has been a key contributor in strengthening INFICON sales and support infrastructure in the Asia/Pacific region. His sales management and technical expertise make him ideal for this critically important new assignment."
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INFICON is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative vacuum instrumentation and critical sensor technologies for the semiconductor and related industries. These analysis, measurement and control products are vital to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and end-users in the complex manufacturing of semiconductors, flat panel displays, magnetic and optical storage media and precision optics. INFICON also provides essential instrumentation for gas leak detection and toxic chemical analysis to the air conditioning/refrigeration, emergency response and industrial hygiene markets. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, INFICON has manufacturing facilities in the United States and Europe and worldwide offices in the U.S., China, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Liechtenstein, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. For more information about INFICON and its products, please visit the Company's website at www.inficon.com