picodeon_james_robson-blackwhiteJames Robson

Chairman of the Board

James Robson is Corporate Vice President and Regional General Manager of Applied Materials Europe, where he is responsible for achieving operational excellence across all businesses and support functions for Applied Materials in Europe. Mr. Robson has over 30 years of experience in Semiconductor, Solar, Large area Deposition and Roll to Roll equipment markets. He first joined Applied Materials in April 1989 as a semiconductor process engineer in Plasma Etch and went on to hold a variety of positions with increasing responsibilities in process engineering, sales, marketing and product management. Most recently he was Vice President and General Manager of Crystalline Silicon Solar Products in Europe. Before this he was VP of global sales for the Energy and Environmental Solutions group, as well as general manager of Applied’s Glass and Roll to Roll divisions. He previously served as VP and strategic account General Manager for Infineon/Qimonda and European Regional Accounts.

Prior to joining Applied Materials, Mr. Robson served as a line process engineer at Siemens Microelectronics in Regensburg, Germany and at General Instruments in Scotland.

Mr. Robson received an bachelor of science degree with honours in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Edinburgh.


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