This story was originally published by Dan Rosso with the Semiconductor Industry Association.
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, announced the SIA Board of Directors has elected Tunç Doluca, President and CEO of Maxim Integrated, as its 2016 Vice Chair.
Tunç Doluca joined Maxim in 1984 as a Member of Technical Staff and was named the company’s Vice President of R&D in 1993. In 2007, Tunç became the second CEO in the company’s history. During his tenure as CEO, Maxim reorganized product development around end markets and completed nine strategic acquisitions. He oversaw the transition of Maxim’s manufacturing to a more flexible hybrid production model and improved overall manufacturing execution. Tunç was born in Ankara, Turkey, and he holds a BSEE degree from Iowa State University and an MSEE degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
“For more than 30 years, Tunç Doluca has been an outstanding leader for Maxim and a devoted champion for our industry,” said John Neuffer, SIA President and CEO. “We look forward to putting his skills and experience to use as 2016 SIA Vice Chair.”
“I’m excited to take on a leadership role for SIA in support of the U.S. semiconductor industry,” said Doluca. “We face tremendous opportunities and unprecedented challenges in the coming year, and I look forward to getting to work to help move our industry forward.”