BOC Edwards Appoints Kenneth Aitchison Vice President, Process Enabling Technologies


BOC Edwards announced that Dr. Kenneth Aitchison has been appointed vice president, process enabling technologies (PET), based in Santa Clara, CA.

He will assume responsibility for engaging with key OEMs and strategic end users to develop innovative subsystem solutions for next-generation flat panel, silicon and compound semiconductor processes.

Dr. Aitchison joins BOC Edwards from Novellus Systems, Inc., where he held a series of senior technology and engineering roles including director of chemical systems and senior director, systems engineering. Previously, he held technology management roles at The Aerospace Corporation and Genus, Inc. Dr. Aitchison holds a BA in Chemistry from New York University and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Queen Mary College, London University.

“I am delighted that Dr. Aitchison has joined our industry-leading team of innovators,” said Brian Emslie, semiconductor business development director. “Dr. Aitchison will be a major contributor, building on the technology and productivity successes BOC Edwards has achieved to date.”

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