A 30-year veteran of semiconductor and electronics industries, Yuval Wasserman has been with Advanced Energy since August 2007. Having joined as senior vice president of sales, marketing, and service, he was promoted several times, most recently to president and chief executive officer in September 2014. Under his leadership, the company has diversified and grown significantly through a variety of strategic new products and acquisitions. Previously, Mr. Wasserman served as president and chief executive officer of Tevet Process Control Technologies Ltd., a semiconductor metrology company. Prior to that, he held senior executive and management positions at Boxer Cross, Inc., a metrology company that was acquired by Applied Materials; Fusion Systems, a plasma strip company that was a division of Axcelis Technologies, Inc.; and AG Associates, a semiconductor capital equipment company focused on rapid thermal processing. Mr. Wasserman started his career at National Semiconductor, Inc., where he held various engineering and management positions. He currently serves as a director of Syncroness, Inc. Mr. Wasserman has a BS degree in chemical engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel, and he studied business at the AeA/Stanford University Executive Institute.