Physics alumnus William F Mckenzie (1987)
William Mackenzie was appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of Oxford Semiconductor in March 2005. Mackenzie will be responsible for driving forward the company’s global expansion plans and will establish a new headquarters for the company in the USA.
William F. Mackenzie has served as Vice President Operations at Centillium since May 1998 and has built the operational infrastructure and the subcontractor manufacturing model from the ground up. With extensive experience in the design, fabrication and manufacturing of semiconductor devices, boards, and system-level products, Mackenzie understands the 'fabless' company business model and the multi-faceted challenges facing manufacturers of telecom equipment. Mr. Mackenzie was Corporate Director of Customer Quality and Reliability Systems at LSI Logic, a designer and manufacturer of semiconductors, from March 1996 to May 1998 and worked at LSI Canada as Director of Operations from August 1990 to March 1996. Mr. Mackenzie also served as Manager of Process Engineering, Motorola Semiconductors, Inc. in Scotland. Mr. Mackenzie holds a B.Sc. (Hon.) in Applied Physics from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland.
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