Michael Fischer to Head Sales at Nanometrics
Nanometrics Inc., a Milpitas, Calif.-based maker of metrology equipment used in semiconductor manufacturing, announced that Michael Fischer, a 23-year veteran of the semiconductor and process control industry, has been named vice president of worldwide sales. Fischer joins Nanometrics after nearly 20 years at KLA-Tencor. Most recently, he served as general manager of the Global Qimonda business unit, and before that as senior director of worldwide sales for the Reticle Inspection Div. His other previous posts include senior sales and engineering roles at KLA-Tencor and Siemens AG.