Sunnyvale, CA – April 1, 2019 – JSR Micro, Inc. announced today that Mark Slezak will assume the position of President of the company effective April 1 when he will take over leadership of the company’s strategic vision to build innovation with a constant focus on quality.
Prior to his promotion, Slezak served as Executive Vice President at JSR Micro, Inc. where he oversaw the manufacturing operations, engineering, sales, customer service, and R&D of JSR’s advanced semiconductor materials solutions in the US. He has been intimately involved in the development and commercialization of the company’s advanced photolithography materials and overseeing JSR’s US packaging & advanced cleans materials businesses.
“I’m humbled by the confidence that JSR has placed in me,” said Slezak. “I look forward to focusing on building our strategy to continue to grow our existing market share and build our offerings in areas where have had strength in the past.”
Slezak is replacing Eric R. Johnson who will take over as CEO of JSR Corporation and president of JSR North America Holding Company, Inc. on June 18.
“JSR is committed to bringing leading edge innovation with the highest quality standard to our customers,” said Johnson. “I am confident that with Mark’s deep knowledge, strong relationships, and demonstrated leadership, JSR Micro will continue to excel at supporting that mission.”
Slezak joined JSR in 1998, where he has spent time developing new technologies at imec research facility in Europe conducting early research on 193nm photoresists, and at JSR's Japanese R&D center, focusing on immersion topcoats and advanced resist platforms. He has published numerous lithography papers and holds various patents for photoresist and ancillary development work. Slezak has his undergraduate degree in Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and has completed Executive Leadership Development course work through Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
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