Mr. Tony Chao Senior Director, ASML Center of Excellence (ACE) / Linkou Operation, ASML Taiwan Ltd. No. 59 Keji 6th Rd., Hwa-Ya Technology Park, Kuei-Shan Dist., Taiyuan 333, Taiwan R.O.C. Tel: 886.3.318.5533 Fax: 886.3.270.9075 [email protected] ASML Center of Excellence (ACE)/ Linkou Operation is ASML’s corporate strategic initiative since 2007, building on talent incubation for the future. This center is situated in Taiwan, has a number of operations such as manufacturing, development & engineering, sourcing, industrial engineering, global training, equipment support, logistics, and applications services. Tony initially joined ASML in June of 2005 as the Customer Support Director for China. Later he became the director to build and run ACE. Prior to joining ASML, Tony was the General Manager of BOC Edwards in Taiwan, a British based semiconductor chemical and gas solution provider in systems and materials. Before BOC Edwards, Tony was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Ashland Union Electronic Chemical Corporation, a joint venture between Ashland Chemical in the USA and Union Petrochemical Corp. in Taiwan, serving the semiconductor materials industry. Tony has a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautics and astronautics from University of Washington in Seattle. Tony also attended the Executive Development Program at the Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management.