San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2013
SurplusGLOBAL, Inc., a leader in the secondary semiconductor equipment market, announced today that it has appointed Mr. Derek Shields to the position of Vice President of Business Development for the Americas & Europe. Mr. Shields will be responsible for business and sales development within the semiconductor and related industries and as well as leading M&A activities. SurplusGLOBAL recently celebrated the opening of their first US office in San Jose, the heart of Silicon Valley, where Mr. Shields will be based.
Mr. Shields has over 26 years of experience in senior sales management and business development positions within the semiconductor equipment and services market in Europe, the United States and Asia. Previously, Mr. Shields has held senior management positions at Edwards (UK), Ebara Precision Machinery (Japan), Busch (Germany/USA) and has held board positions at AVEM (Association of Vacuum Equipment Manufacturers). He has successfully managed a number of major sales and partnership projects, both in the semiconductor and industrial product and contract services space.
Since launching in 2000, SurplusGLOBAL, Inc. has advanced to become a leading global Secondary Semiconductor Equipment dealer with a proven track record and unsurpassed values, honesty and integrity. SurplusGLOBAL locates, sells and stocks thousands of systems annually and has established an extensive global network of end users, refurbishers and brokers. SurplusGLOBAL specializes in semiconductor manufacturing equipment acquired from the leading chip manufacturers in the United States, Europe and Asia covering Fab, ATE and PCB/SMT capital equipment segments.
Today, SurplusGLOBAL own more than 1,200 tools satisfying the demands of the secondary semiconductor equipment markets. This equipment is stored in their 240,000 ft2 cleanroom and warehouse space which is both temperature and humidity controlled. Their customer portfolio includes the majority of the leading 50 global semiconductor companies, which are supported by their international team of marketing specialists. These specialists are located in the United States, Korea, China and Taiwan. In addition, you can find SuplusGLOBAL participating in all of the Semicon expos including, Semicon West, Semicon Japan, Semicon Korea, Semicon China, Taiwan, Singapore, Europa and Russia.
Derek Shields can be reached at:
Email: Derek (at) surplusglobal (dot) com