- Semiconductor industry veteran will join Applied Materials in August
- Bob Halliday to remain with the company, moving to new role focused on business development
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“Dan brings a tremendous combination of experience and knowledge that can help accelerate Applied’s strategy,” said Gary Dickerson, president and CEO. “These are exciting times as our markets are strong and getting stronger, Applied is better positioned than ever before and we have a great platform to drive sustainable profitable growth. Bob has done a terrific job as CFO and I’m confident that Dan is going to step in and help us reach new heights.”
“I am very excited to be joining Applied Materials, a company that has terrific capabilities and is working in the sweet spot of the industry,” said Dan Durn. “I have a great deal of respect for Gary, Bob and the Applied leadership team, and I’m confident that we are going to do great things together. I can’t wait to get started.”
Mr. Durn joined NXP in 2015, having served as CFO of Freescale up until the merger with NXP. Prior to Freescale, he was CFO and executive vice president of finance and administration at GLOBALFOUNDRIES. Previously, he was head of M&A and strategy at
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