AMKOR - Key Persons


Daniel Liao

Job Titles:
  • Member of the More Board of Directors
  • Chairman of Lam Asia Pacific Operations
  • Chairman of Lam Asia Pacific Operations ( Taiwan, China and Southeast Asia Regions )
  • Senior Executive at Lam Research
Mr. Liao was appointed to our Board of Directors in June of 2019. Mr. Liao has been a senior executive at Lam Research, a semiconductor processing equipment company, since 1993 and currently serves as Chairman of Lam Asia Pacific Operations (Taiwan, China and Southeast Asia regions), where he has been a major contributor to the global product development, strategic planning, growth and success of Lam's multi-billion dollar Asia Pacific business. Prior to joining Lam, Mr. Liao held engineering management and technology leadership positions at Integrated Device Technology in Santa Clara from 1988 to 1993 and Intel Corporation in Livermore and Santa Clara from 1984 to 1988. Mr. Liao holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan, and a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics from Case Western Reserve University.

David N. Watson

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Member of the More Board of Directors
  • Compensation Committee
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Comcast Cable
David N. Watson has been a director of Amkor since August 2014. Mr. Watson is currently serving as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Cable. Prior to his current role, Mr. Watson served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Comcast Cable, where he was responsible for day-to-day operations of the cable division, including sales and marketing of cable video, high-speed Internet and voice services, as well as oversight of the three operating divisions and Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales unit. Before joining Comcast Cable in 1991, he served for seven years with Comcast Cellular Communications, Inc., first as Senior Vice President of sales and marketing and later as President. Previously, he headed sales and marketing efforts at Bell Atlantic Mobile and Metrophone. Member of the Compensation Committee

Douglas A. Alexander

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the More Board of Directors
  • Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee
  • Nominating and Governance Committee
Mr. Alexander was an original member of the advisory board of Actua Corporation (formerly named ICG Group, Inc.), a multi-vertical cloud technology company. Mr. Alexander joined Actua full-time in September 1997 as Managing Director and was appointed President in January 2009 where he served until December 2017. During his tenure at Actua, Mr. Alexander served in many senior management roles including as CEO of WiseWire Technologies, which was acquired by Lycos; CEO of ICG Europe; CEO of Traffic.com, which was acquired by Navteq; and CEO of Channel Intelligence, which was acquired by Google. Mr. Alexander has served on the boards of directors for GovDelivery, Procurian, and Bolt. Mr. Alexander has also served as the Co-Chairman of the Philadelphia National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE),and is Chairman of the Management & Technology Executive Board at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Alexander holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee

Giel Rutten - CEO, President

Job Titles:
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Member of the More Board of Directors
  • President
Giel Rutten joined Amkor in 2014 and served as Executive Vice President of Advanced Products until 2020. Mr. Rutten has more than 30 years of experience in the global semiconductor industry. Before joining Amkor, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Ledzworld, an LED technology company, and also served as Senior Vice President for the Business Unit Home in NXP. Mr. Rutten first joined Philips Semiconductors in 1984 and took on various key management positions in the areas of general management, marketing, operations and engineering in Europe, Asia and the United States. Mr. Rutten holds a Master's degree in Physics and Chemistry from the University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

Gil C. Tily

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • Member of the More Board of Directors
Gil C. Tily was appointed to our Board of Directors in May 2019, upon his retirement as Amkor's Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining Amkor in 2007, Mr. Tily was a partner in the law firm of Dechert LLP where he worked for 28 years. Mr. Tily holds an A.B. in Politics from Princeton University and a J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

James J. Kim - Chairman

Job Titles:
  • Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Executive Chairman of the More Board of Directors
James Kim was appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors in October 2009. Mr. Kim served as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from September 1997 until October 2009. Mr. Kim founded our predecessor, Amkor Electronics, Inc., in 1968 and served as its Chairman from 1970 to April 1998. James Kim is the father of Vice Chairman Susan Kim. James J. Kim, Executive Chairman, founded Amkor Technology in 1968. Since then, the company has grown to more than 30,000 employees worldwide, with a management team that represents some of the most experienced semiconductor professionals and visionaries in the industry. Today, Amkor is a strategic contract manufacturing resource for many of the world's leading semiconductor companies. We have developed unique expertise in high-volume manufacturing techniques and have diversified and expanded our operational scope by establishing production centers in strategic locations throughout Asia.

John C. Stone - EVP

Job Titles:
  • Chief Sales Officer
  • Executive Vice President
John Stone joined Amkor in 2002 and has served in various senior sales management positions. He is currently the Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer. Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Stone served as Corporate Vice President for U.S. IDM Sales since 2011, and as Senior Vice President of Southwest Region Sales since 2006. He has over 30 years of industry experience in semiconductor package engineering, sales and sales management, including executive and management positions with ChipPAC, Kyocera America, Sumitomo America and General Electric Ceramics. Mr. Stone holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Purdue University.

Mark N. Rogers - Chief Legal Officer, EVP, Secretary

Job Titles:
  • Corporate Secretary
  • Executive Vice President
  • General Counsel
  • Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary / Amkor Technology, Inc.
Mark N. Rogers was appointed Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in June 2019. Mr. Rogers has more than 25 years of corporate legal and transaction experience, including more than four years at ON Semiconductor, where he served most recently as Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Assistant Corporate Secretary and in other key legal roles. Mr. Rogers' work experience also includes more than 11 years with Insight Enterprises as Associate General Counsel and private practice with the law firms of Fennemore Craig and Quarles & Brady. Mr. Rogers holds an A.B from Brown University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.

MaryFrances McCourt

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the More Board of Directors
  • Audit Committee
  • Vice President for Finance and Treasurer at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Vice President for Finance and Treasurer, University of Pennsylvania
Ms. McCourt is Vice President for Finance and Treasurer at the University of Pennsylvania. In her role, Ms. McCourt leads Penn's cash and short-term investment and capital financing strategies as well as oversees Penn's financial functions. Ms. McCourt is responsible for the University's multi-year financial planning efforts and collaborates closely with Penn Medicine leadership on its growth and financial planning. She directly manages the strategic and operational direction of a variety of functions, including the Comptrollers Office, financial training, global support services, research services, risk management and insurance, student registration and financial services and the Treasurer's Office. Prior to joining Penn, Ms. McCourt was the senior vice president and chief financial officer at Indiana University. Ms. McCourt has also served in financial-management positions for Agilysis, Inc., a diversified enterprise focused on technology and enterprise system solutions. She earned her bachelor's degree magna cum laude from Duke University and an MBA from Case Western University.

Megan Faust - CFO, EVP

Job Titles:
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Executive Vice President
Megan Faust joined Amkor in 2005 and has served in various finance and accounting positions, including six years as Corporate Controller. Prior to joining Amkor, she served as an auditor with KPMG, LLP for 10 years, including a two-year international assignment in Munich, Germany. Megan holds an MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, as well as a BS in Accountancy from Northern Arizona University and is a Certified Public Accountant in Arizona.

Robert R. Morse

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Member of the More Board of Directors
  • Audit Committee
  • Chairman of Bridge Investment Group Partners and Chairman and CEO of PMC Partners
  • Executive Chairman of Bridge Investment Group Partners and Chairman and CEO of PMC Partners
Robert R. Morse was elected to our board in February 2013. Mr. Morse is currently serving as Executive Chairman of Bridge Investment Group Partners and its affiliates, a real estate fund manager, and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PMC Partners, a private equity firm. Prior to that, Mr. Morse served in various positions with Citi and Salomon Smith Barney since the 1980s, including Chief Executive Officer of Citi's Asia Institutional Client Group and Global Head of Investment Banking. Mr. Morse is a graduate of Yale University, the Harvard Graduate School of Business and the Harvard Law School.

Roger A. Carolin

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Member of the More Board of Directors
  • Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Venture Partner at SCP Partners
Roger A. Carolin was elected to our Board of Directors in February 2006. Mr. Carolin is currently a Venture Partner at SCP Partners, a multi-stage venture capital firm that invests in technology-oriented companies, a position he has held since 2004. Mr. Carolin works to identify attractive investment opportunities and assists portfolio companies in the areas of strategy development, operating management and intellectual property. Mr. Carolin co-founded CFM Technologies, Inc., a global manufacturer of semiconductor process equipment, and served as its Chief Executive Officer for 10 years until the company was acquired. Mr. Carolin formerly worked for Honeywell, Inc. and General Electric Co., where he developed test equipment and advanced computer systems for on-board missile applications. Mr. Carolin holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.

Susan Y. Kim

Job Titles:
  • Vice Chairman
  • Vice Chairman of the More Board of Directors
Susan Kim was elected to our board in February 2015. Ms. Kim is an active philanthropist who also sits on the Board of Directors of the Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia and the Council of Emeritus Directors of the Philadelphia Orchestra. In the past, she has served on numerous Boards of Directors including The National Constitution Center, The Franklin Institute, The Gesu School, The Shipley School and EB Games Corp. Ms. Kim holds a B.A. in Sociology from Hamilton College. Susan Kim is the daughter of James Kim, our Executive Chairman.

Vincent Keenan

Job Titles:
  • Vice President, Investor Relations

Winston J. Churchill

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Compensation Committee
  • Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee
  • Director
  • Lead Independent Director
  • Managing General Partner
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the More Board of Directors
  • Compensation Committee
  • Lead Independent Director Managing General Partner, SCP Partners and Chairman, CIP Capital, Inc
Winston J. Churchill has been a director of Amkor since July 1998 and was appointed Lead Independent Director in August 2013. Mr. Churchill is the managing general partner of SCP Partners, a multi-stage venture capital firm that invests in technology-oriented companies. Mr. Churchill is also Chairman of CIP Capital Management, Inc., an SBA-licensed private equity fund. Previously, Mr. Churchill was a managing partner of Bradford Associates, which managed private equity funds on behalf of Bessemer Securities Corporation and Bessemer Trust Company. From 1967 to 1983, Mr. Churchill practiced law at the Philadelphia firm of Saul Ewing, LLP, where he served as Chairman of the Banking and Financial Institutions Department, Chairman of the Finance Committee and was a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Churchill is a director of Griffin Land and Nurseries, Inc., Innovative Solutions and Support, Inc., Recro Pharma, Inc. and of various SCP portfolio companies. In addition, he serves as a director on the boards of a number of charities and as a trustee of educational institutions including the Gesu School and Scholar Academies, and is a Trustee Fellow of Fordham University and a former Trustee of Georgetown University. From 1989 to 1993, Mr. Churchill served as Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System.

YoungKuk Park

Job Titles:
  • Executive Vice President, Worldwide Manufacturing Operations