Rubicon Technology appoints new COO
Hany Tamim brings 24 years manufacturing experience to sapphire substrates
Rubicon Technology, a provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical industries, has appointed Hany Tamim as COO.
Tamim, who will have responsibility for manufacturing operations, will be based in Malaysia and report to the CEO, Bill Weissman.
According to the company, Tamim has extensive experience in managing crystal growth and wafer manufacturing operations in both Malaysia and the United States, including 24 years with SunEdison (formerly MEMC), where his experience included leadership roles in global cost management, plant management and process engineering. He has Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Engineering from the University of North Carolina.
Bill Weissman, CEO of Rubicon, said: "I am delighted to welcome Hany Tamim as a member of our leadership team. His experience in managing crystal growth and wafer manufacturing operations in both the US and Malaysia are specifically relevant to the needs of our operations today as we implement changes in technology to improve our product cost."