General Manager North America/Europe, EMD Electronics
Katherine serves as the General Manager of the North America/Europe Delivery Systems & Services business within EMD Electronics. She has demonstrated more than 20 years of experience in the delivery and storage of specialty gases and chemicals for the semiconductor and display industries.
At the start of her career with EMD Electronics (previously Versum Materials and Air Products), Katherine served as a Project Engineer and was responsible for the execution of a large-scale semiconductor greenfield project. Following the completion of this project, she served as a Production Superintendent overseeing the manufacturing of specialty chemicals. Demonstrating her deep understanding and experience in semiconductor manufacturing and delivery systems, she has successfully held various customer-facing commercial management positions over the past 15 years.
In her current position at EMD Electronics, Katherine is responsible for managing a cross- functional regional team supporting manufacturing, engineering, quality, field services, and sales for specialty gas and chemical equipment product lines and services. Katherine also serves as an advocate for her peers by actively driving the implementation of the company’s diversity and inclusion strategy and serving on the SEMI US DEI Advisory Council.
Katherine holds a B.S in Chemical Engineering from Bucknell University and a M.B.A. from Arizona State University. Katherine is very active in her community and serves as a member on the Board of Directors for Child Crisis Arizona and has offered her spare time as a volunteer for the Kyrene Youth Lacrosse and 1Mission organizations.