|David H. Li||President and Chief Executive Officer|
|H. Carol Bernstein||Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel|
|Yumiko Damashek||Vice President, Operations and Quality|
|Richard Hui||Vice President, Global Sales|
|William S. Johnson||Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
|Ananth Naman||Vice President and Chief Technology Officer|
|Daniel J. Pike||Vice President, Corporate Development|
|Lisa A. Polezoes||Vice President, Human Resources|
|Thomas S. Roman||Principal Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller|
|Daniel D. Woodland||Vice President, Marketing|
David H. Li was elected a director of our company in January 2015. Mr. Li has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2015. From June, 2008 through December 2014, Mr. Li served as our Vice President of the Asia Pacific Region. Prior to that role, Mr. Li served in various leadership roles, including as our Managing Director of China and Korea, and our Global Business Director for Tungsten and Advanced Dielectrics. Prior to that, he held a variety of leadership positions in operations, sourcing and investor relations since joining us in 1998. Mr. Li received a B.S. in chemical engineering from Purdue University and an M.B.A.from Northwestern University.
H. Carol Bernstein has served as our Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel since August 2000. From January 1998 until joining us, Ms. Bernstein served as the General Counsel and Director of Industrial Technology Development of Argonne National Laboratory, which is operated by the University of Chicago for the United States Department of Energy. From May 1985 until December 1997, she served in various positions with the IBM Corporation, culminating in serving as an Associate General Counsel, and was the Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of Advantis Corporation, an IBM joint venture. Ms. Bernstein received her B.A. from Colgate University and her J.D. from Northwestern University; she is a member of the Bar of the States of Illinois and New York.
Yumiko Damashek has served as our Vice President of Operations and Quality since January 2015. Previously, Ms. Damashek served as our Vice President, Japan and Asia Operations since June 2008. Prior to that, Ms. Damashek served as Managing Director of Japan since November 2005. Prior to joining us, Ms. Damashek served as President for Celerity Japan, Inc. Before that, she held various leadership positions at Global Partnership Creation, Inc. and Millipore Corporation. Ms. Damashek received her B.A. from the University of Arizona and her M.B.A. from San Diego State University. Ms. Damashek is also a director of Reno Sub-Systems, Inc.
Richard Hui has served as our Vice President of Global Sales since January 2015. From October 2013 through December 2014, Mr. Hui served as our Managing Director of Korea. Prior to that, Mr. Hui served as our Regional Sales Director of China since January 2011. Previously, Mr. Hui served as our Product Line Manager in Asia from 2008 to January 2011. Mr. Hui held a variety of other sales leadership positions for us between 2003 and 2008. Before joining Cabot Microelectronics, Mr. Hui held management roles at Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp. and HHNEC. Mr. Hui received a B.S. in Electronics Engineering and an M.B.A. from JiaoTong University.
William S. Johnson has served as our Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since April 2003, and was named an Executive Vice President in April 2013. Prior to joining us, Mr. Johnson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Budget Group, Inc. from August 2000 to March 2003. Before that, Mr. Johnson spent 16 years at BP Amoco in various senior finance and management positions, the most recent of which was President of Amoco Fabrics and Fibers Company. Mr. Johnson received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and his M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.
Ananth Naman has served as our Vice President and Chief Technology Officer since January 2015. Previously, Dr. Naman was our Vice President of Research and Development since January 2011. Prior to that, Dr. Naman was our Director of Product Development starting in April 2009 and Director of Pads Technology from January 2006 through March 2009. Prior to joining us, Dr. Naman managed research and development efforts at Honeywell International from July 2000 to December 2005, and from 1997 to 2000 he held positions in research and development at Seagate Technology. Dr. Naman earned B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Florida.
Daniel J. Pike has served as our Vice President of Corporate Development since January 2004 and prior to that was our Vice President of Operations from December 1999. Mr. Pike served as Director of Global Operations for a division of Cabot Corporation from 1996 to 1999. Prior to that, Mr. Pike worked for FMC Corporation in various marketing and finance positions. Mr. Pike received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Buffalo and his M.B.A. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Lisa A. Polezoes has served as our Vice President of Human Resources since October 2012. Prior to that, since August, 2006 Ms. Polezoes had been our Global Director of Human Resources, and previously had been our Director of Global Compensation and Benefits from 2005, when she joined Cabot Microelectronics. Prior to joining us, Ms. Polezoes had a number of human resources and management roles at Praxair, Montgomery Ward and Hyatt Corporation. Ms. Polezoes received her B.S. in Institutional Management from Purdue University and her M.B.A. from Benedictine University.
Thomas S. Roman has served as our Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer since February 2004 and previously served as our North American Controller. Prior to joining us in April 2000, Mr. Roman was employed by FMC Corporation in various financial reporting, tax and audit positions. Before that, Mr. Roman worked for Gould Electronics and Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Roman is a C.P.A. and earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from DePaul University.
Daniel D. Woodland has served as our Vice President of Marketing since January 2015. From June 2009 through December 2014, Dr. Woodland served as our Global Business Director for Dielectrics. Prior to that, Dr. Woodland served as our Marketing Director since December 2006. Previously, Dr. Woodland served as our Product Line Manager from 2005 to December 2006. Dr. Woodland held various research and development positions for us from September 2003 through December 2004. Before joining Cabot Microelectronics, Dr. Woodland held management roles at OMNOVA Solutions. Dr. Woodland received a B.A. in Physics from University of California and a Ph.D. in Physics from University of Maine.