Fremont, CA--December 17, 1996--Asyst Technologies Inc. (Fremont, CA) announced it has appointed Gerry McFaull to the position of vice president of manufacturing operations. In this new position reporting to Terry Moshier, Asyst's executive vice president and COO, McFaull is responsible for materials, packaging, product manufacturing, in-process quality, and manufacturing engineering operations.
McFaull brings to Asyst over 20 years' experience in the high-tech industry. He joins Asyst from Lam Research Corp., a $1.3 billion manufacturer of semiconductor etch and deposition systems. During his six years at Lam he held management positions with increasing levels of responsibility, including vice president of manufacturing and, most recently, vice president of materials. Prior to Lam, McFaull managed materials and quality functions at Sun Microsystems Inc. His background also includes management positions at Ultratech Stepper Inc., and Xerox Corp.
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