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河合 利樹

Tony Kawai

President & CEO Tokyo Electron

Tony Kawai was named President & CEO of Tokyo Electron Limited in January 2016. 
Prior to this position, he had been the Senior Executive Vice President, COO and the Representative Director for Tokyo Electron Limited since June 2015. 

Mr. Kawai held the role of VP & General Manager of SPS (Surface Preparation Systems) Business Unit. He was responsible for all cleaning business segments including Wet, Dry and Scrubber. 
Prior to this, he was a VP & General Manager of TPS (Thermal Processing Systems) Business Unit and SD (Single Deposition) Business Unit and spent 6 years in Crawley, England and in Dresden, Germany.
He started his career at Tokyo Electron in April 1986, and he has more than 20 years of Furnace (TPS) business industry experience and has a successful track record of delivering customer satisfaction and growing the market share.
Mr. Kawai has bachelor of Business Administration from Meiji University.

Sessions

Leaders Talks in the Semiconductor Industry - Part1: Strategies of Japan’s Leading Companies

Wednesday, December 16 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The digital transformation of the world has exploded in the wake of the new coronavirus crisis. In this new normal era, remote work is now commonplace, and semiconductor technology is making it possible to connect to the world, close businesses and manage production from home. Top executives from Japan's leading semiconductor companies took the stage to talk about the nature of the industry and corporate strategies required in an era when everything is digital. Mr. Teruji Shimizu, President and CEO of Sony Semiconductor Solutions, will discuss the strategies of the sensor company and Mr. Toshiki Kawai, President of Tokyo Electron, will discuss the strategies of the equipment company. ★This session will be delivered on demand from December 17th to January 15th, 2021.