Molecular Imprints Hires 2 VPs
Nanopatterning systems provider Molecular Imprints Inc. of Austin, Texas, announced that Ben Eynon and Paul Hofemann have joined its management team as vice president of marketing and business development for semiconductors, and vice president of marketing and business development for hard disk drives and emerging markets, respectively. Eynon will oversee development and integration of Molecular Imprints' S-FIL nanopatterning technology at semiconductor makers, in addition to managing the company's development partnership with SEMATECH. Hofemann is responsible for expanding the company's share in the hard disk drive (HDD) market and will drive its efforts in emerging nanopatterning markets including optical components, solid-state lighting, biotechnology and "green" applications. Eynon most recently served as director of advanced lithography process development for Samsung and associate director of lithography for SEMATECH. He has held management positions at KLA-Tencor, Photronics, DuPont Photomasks and Texas Instruments. Hofemann previously held vice president-level roles in marketing and business development at Photronics, ADE and Veeco Instruments and also held management positions at KLA-Tencor, Semi-Gas Systems and Applied Materials.