CHANDLER, Ariz. – January 15, 2014 - Amkor Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMKR) today announced that Giel Rutten has been appointed Executive Vice President responsible for Advanced Products, reporting to Steve Kelley, Amkor’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Rutten has close to 30 years of experience in the global semiconductor industry. Over the last 4 years he served as Chief Executive Officer of Ledzworld, an LED technology company. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Home business unit of NXP B.V. (formerly, Philips Semiconductors). He first joined Philips in 1984, and served in various key management positions in the areas of general management, marketing, operations and engineering in Europe, Asia and the United States. Mr. Rutten holds a master's degree in physics and chemistry from the University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
“Giel has extensive, worldwide experience as a senior leader for innovative technology companies,” said Kelley. “He is the right executive to lead our Advanced Products team and build upon the commercial success of Amkor’s industry-leading portfolio of advanced packaging and test solutions for semiconductor companies.”