Patrick Tang Joins Surfect as VP Asia
Surfect Technologies Inc. of Albuquerque, N.M., provider of a single-cell electroplating tool and process solution to the semiconductor industry, announced this week it has named Patrick Tang as vice president and general manager of the Asia region in response to growth in the flip-chip market there. Tang has more than 20 years of sales, marketing and business development experience in the semiconductor, telecommunications, and wireless industries, most recently as a principal with Ptgroup, a management consulting and technology advisory firm. He also served as general manager of the Asia Pacific region for Ultratech. He has held executive and technical positions with semiconductor equipment companies including Matrix Integrated Systems, Semitool, ASET and PerkinElmer. He was also involved with the formation and subsequent initial public offering (IPO) of IPEC, a manufacturer of single-wafer plasma and wet process cleaning and chemical mechanical polishing capital equipment. He holds a professional engineer license in chemical engineering and has published several papers in semiconductor lithography process technology.
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