President, Chief Executive Officer, and Board Member
Bertrand is a proven leader in the technology industry with a track record of operational excellence and both organic and inorganic growth. He has been our chief executive officer, president, and a director since November 2012. From July 2008 to November 2012, he served as our executive vice president and chief operating officer. From August 2005 until July 2008, he served as our executive vice president in charge of our information technology, global supply chain, and manufacturing operations. He served as the vice president and chief financial officer of Mykrolis, a company spun out of Millipore Corporation, a life sciences products company, from January 2001 until August 2005.
Prior to that, Bertrand served as the chief information officer of Millipore Corporation during 1999 and 2000, and previously served in various strategic planning, global supply chain, and financial roles with Millipore and Sandoz Pharmaceuticals (now Novartis), a pharmaceutical company.
Since July 2013, Bertrand has been on the board of directors of SEMI, the global industry association representing the electronics manufacturing supply chain, and currently acts as chairman. He also has served on the board of Harvard Bioscience, Inc., a global manufacturer of a broad range of life sciences solutions, since 2014, and is currently lead director.
Bertrand holds an MBA from ESSEC Business School in France.