Fokko Pentinga has over 30 years’ experience in the solar and semiconductor industries and with 17 years at Amtech has a deep knowledge and understanding of the Company. He has been a driving force of the Company’s solar strategy and its sales and operational success. Mr. Pentinga was instrumental in securing Amtech’s successful R&D partnership with Yingli Green Energy Holding Co., LTD and the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN). He has been President of Amtech since March 2010, leading the Company to record breaking financial and operational results. Prior to being President of Amtech, Mr. Pentinga was Managing Director of Amtech Europe and General Manager of Tempress Systems, Inc, Amtech’s solar subsidiary.