SUSS MicroTec AG Appoints Walter Braun as Chief Operating Officer (COO)

SUSS MicroTec AG Appoints Walter Braun as Chief Operating Officer (COO)

(DGAP-Media / 28.03.2014 / 09:00)


SUSS MicroTec AG Appoints Walter Braun as Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Garching, March 28, 2014 - SUSS MicroTec AG, a global supplier of equipment and process solutions for the semiconductor industry and related markets, announces today that the supervisory board appointed Walter Braun (47) as new member of the management Board of SUSS MicroTec. Mr. Braun has accepted the appointment and will assume the position of Chief Operating Officer on July 1, 2014. SUSS MicroTec will be managed by three board members in the future. In this newly created position, Mr. Braun will be responsible for global production as well as supply chain management.

In his current position at Manz AG, a high tech equipment company located in Reutlingen, Mr. Braun is a member of the extended Management Board. Before joining Manz AG, Mr. Braun was working inter alia as Managing Director for Homag Machinery Shanghai, a subsidiary of the Homag AG, Schopfloch. After finishing his studies of "product engineering" at Hochschule Furtwangen in 1995, the Diplom Ingenieur started his career at frog design inc. in Sunnyvale, USA.

Dr. Stefan Reineck, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SUSS MicroTec AG states: "Walter Braun has an extensive knowledge of technology, a long established market experience and has built up a comprehensive experience abroad in the USA and China, which makes him a perfect fit to take part in shaping the successful future of our company".

About SUSS MicroTec
SUSS MicroTec is a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for microstructuring in the semiconductor industry and related markets. In close cooperation with research institutes and industry partners SUSS MicroTec contributes to the advancement of next-generation technologies such as 3D Integration and nanoimprint lithography as well as key processes for MEMS and LED manufacturing. With a global infrastructure for applications and service SUSS MicroTec supports more than 8.000 installed systems worldwide. SUSS MicroTec is headquartered in Garching near Munich, Germany. For more information, please visit

SUSS MicroTec AG
Franka Schielke
Schleissheimer Strasse 90
85748 Garching, Deutschland
Tel.: +49 (0)89 32007-161
Fax: +49 (0)89 32007-451

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