Sivers Semiconductors AB announced that it has established its first U.S. office, employing its first local employee in California, U.S. Susan Shea will join the company as vice president of Business Development North America for Sivers Photonics on August 30 and is the first of four people Sivers Semiconductors plans to hire in the U.S. this year. With over 25 years’ experience, most recently at Lumentum, a global leader in optical and photonic products, Susan has a proven track record of delivering results within the semiconductor industry.
“Over 65 percent of our sales are already in the U.S. and we believe having local employees will contribute to accelerated U.S. growth. With very important Fortune 100 customers and an exciting silicon photonics market in the U.S., we are very happy to welcome Susan to Sivers as our first ever employee in the U.S.,” said Anders Storm, Group CEO of Sivers Semiconductors.
“We are excited to have Susan on board, bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and extensive experience, as we continue to expand our market presence in the U.S., particularly in our key growth optical communication and sensing markets,” said Billy McLaughlin, Sivers Photonics managing director.
"I am thrilled to be part of the Sivers Photonics team. The majority of my career has been spent in the semiconductor industry, and I look forward to continuing that tradition by providing photonic device solutions to current and future customers," said Susan Shea.