As President of SEMI Japan, Yoichi (Hank) Nakagawa assumes full responsibility for SEMI operations in Japan and oversees programs, products and services in the region. He is responsible for relationships with SEMI members as well as industry, related organizations and academia in Japan. Additionally, he supports SEMI international programs and serves SEMI members from all regions that have interests in the Japanese markets for technology and materials to manufacture semiconductors, displays and related electronic products.
Prior to joining SEMI, Nakagawa was president and representative director of Nova Measuring Instruments K.K. and Helix Technology K.K., respectively Before that, he held a variety of senior management, business development, sales and marketing positions at GE Japan; Applied Materials Japan; and Tokyo Electron Limited. Nakagawa earned his Bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering from Musashi Institute of Technology, Tokyo.