Bruco - Press Release 8-15-2008
Semiconductor Leader, to Drive the
Next Growth Phase August 15, 2008 – Borne – The Netherlands – Bruco, specialized in the design and delivery of Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs), today announced that Harry Diepenmaat, Managing Director of Bruco, and Harry Inia, previously Vice President and General Manager of the Automotive Business Line with NXP, signed a management buy-in agreement.
With this agreement Harry Inia becomes shareholder and director of the Bruco Cooperation besides Harry Diepenmaat. The agreement supports the growth plans of Bruco including the expansion to a new location in Den Bosch.
Harry Diepenmaat, Managing Director of Bruco states: “I’m very pleased to have someone with Harry Inia’s background and experience in my team; it is a great fit to our company. I believe his expertise and many years of experience in the semiconductor industry will be of great value to our team and our customers. With our current growth, it's important that we fill our management force with industry veterans who understand the market. Harry will help us keep up our momentum.”
Harry Inia, Bruco’s Commercial Director, has over 23 years of experience in the global semiconductor industry. Prior to joining Bruco, he was appointed Vice President and General Manager of a very successful NXP (founded by Philips) Semiconductor Automotive business line. Mr. Inia has also been working in international marketing, key account management, project management and (field) application engineering. He joined Bruco as a Business Consultant in June 2007.
Harry holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from the San Jose University in California, USA, and a Bachelor EE from the Polytechnical school in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands.
Bruco B.V. has been established in 1988. Bruco is a financially healthy and steadily growing organization located in Borne, in the eastern part of the Netherlands. A new Bruco facility is being developed and will be located in the Den Bosch region and will allow Bruco to strengthen the connection between the Technology Innovation ecoweb Twente with the Eindhoven-Leuven-Aachen-triangle.
Bruco Integrated Circuits develops, evaluates, tests and qualifies Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) for European and global customers. Bruco’s ASICs are being applied in automotive, power management, wireless communications, MEMS and sensor and identification businesses. Bruco is a member of the Business Semiconductor Cluster Oost NL and is one of the seed investors in GreenPeak Technologies. (formerly Xanadu Wireless)
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