Industry authority to head up opto-electronic foundry services
CST Global, a UK-based III-V opto-electronic semiconductor foundry, has appointed Gary Palmer as VP operations. Gary joins from Huawei-CIP and is a well-known and respected figure in the UK semiconductor industry.
He will take on responsibility for all of CST Global’s foundry services, from epitaxial growth and fabrication, through to assembly and packaging.
Gary has held senior management and director roles during his 25 years at leading UK semiconductor companies, including Intense, IQE Europe, NEC Semiconductors, Samsung Semiconductors and Anadigics Inc.
He has worked in quality & reliability engineering, product engineering, project management and operations disciplines covering CMOS, III-V RF and III-V photonics and Si, GaAs and InP devices. He also brings extensive experience of supply into demanding consumer, automotive, aerospace, defence and telecoms markets, according to the company.
Gary has a BEng(Hons) in Microelectronics from Glasgow Caledonian University.