SEMI India, the Indian arm of the global industry organization serving the manufacturing supply chains for the microelectronics, display and photovoltaic industries has appointed Debasish Paul Choudhury as its new President. Choudhury will succeed Sathya Prasad who has led SEMI India since its inception and will continue to participate in an advisory role through the transition.
In his new role, Debasish Choudhury will oversee and further expand SEMI India’s programmes, committees, products and services in India, and strengthen relationships with SEMI members as well as industry, government, academia and other local associations. Additionally, Choudhury will support SEMI members from across regions interested in the annual solar/PV trade show SOLARCON India --and the region’s PV manufacturing supply chain.
Debasish Choudhury brings over 16 years of management, industry information and exposition planning experience to SEMI. He previously served as Country Manager and Regional Editor for Trafalgar Publications, responsible for the Southeast Asia editions of Global SMT and Packaging magazine and Global Solar Technology Magazine and launched online editions of these magazines. Choudhury was the website editor of ‘Global Solar Technology’, ranked among ‘The top 50’ solar websites, since inception. Prior to this, he was General Manager of the Electronics Business Group at Exhibitions India, where he started SOLAR TECH INDIA and other technology and trade events.
SEMI established its Indian operations in 2008 and has been active since then in promoting the Indian Solar/PV industry, bringing together the various constituents of the manufacturing supply chain from India and overseas. Jan 14 2011