Amtech Systems Names CEO

Tempe, Arizona-based Amtech Sytsems, which manufactures semiconductor manufacturing equipment, used in both semiconductor and solar power manufacturing processes, said Wednesday that it has named Fokko Pentinga as the company's CEO. Current CEO J.S> Whang becomes Executive Chairman of the company. Pentinga was President at Amtech, where he had served since March of 2010. He also has served at Amtech Europe and General Manager of Tempress Systems, the solar subsidiary of Amtech.