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SEMI Europe announces the opening for the nominations for the annual Industry Leader in Diversity and Inclusion Award.

Since 2019, SEMI Europe awards the Industry Leader in Diversity and Inclusion to an organization within the European semiconductor industry that excels and champions diversity, equity, and inclusion practices.

While the semiconductor industry undergoes technological acceleration and transformation, it is critical for organizations to provide inclusive work environments where employees can prosper and innovate. SEMI Europe welcomes nominations for individuals that have inspired their organizations and the industry by exemplary leadership and execution, volunteering, sponsorship, and innovation in diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Industry Leader in Diversity and Inclusion Award recognizes these initiatives with the aim of inspiring others to follow.

If you would like to nominate a company actively recognizing and celebrating the diversity of their people, promotes inclusion in ways that benefit the semiconductor industry, please submit your nomination.

Industry Leader in Diversity and Inclusion Award Guidelines (including: Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Areas for Consideration)

To nominate a company for the Industry Leader in Diversity and Inclusion Award, please use the nomination form.

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Industry Leader in Diversity and Inclusion Award Recipients

  • 2021: Pascal Lobry, Executive Vice President of People and Sustainability, Soitec
  • 2019: Michael Reeve, General Manager EMEA Semiconductor, Edwards Vacuum
  • 2019: David Butler, Executive Vice President & General Manager, SPTS Technologies
  • 2019: Veerle Lozie, Vice President of Operations & IT, Melexis


2019 D&I Award

(From the left: Ajit Manocha, President and CEO of SEMI; Veerle Lozie, VP of Operations & IT, Melexis; David Butler, Executive VP & GM,  SPTS Technologies; Michael Reeve, GM EMEA Semiconductor, Edwards Vacuum)