Senior Vice President and President, Advanced Planarization Solutions
Daniel D. Woodland, Ph.D.
Dann joined Entegris in 2022 as part of the acquisition of CMC Materials which created a comprehensive portfolio of CMP solutions for Entegris. He serves as a senior vice president and the president of Advanced Planarization Solutions, a newly formed fourth division announced upon acquisition close. In this role, he is responsible for leading Entegris’ CMP businesses including CMP Slurries, CMP Pads, and Electronic Chemicals.
Prior to joining Entegris, Dann served as CMC Materials’ vice president and president, Electronic Materials since November 2018. Earlier, Dr. Woodland served as vice president and chief marketing and operations officer beginning in October 2017. Starting in January 2015, he was vice president of marketing. He served in various product line, marketing, and research and development leadership roles after joining Cabot Microelectronics in 2003. Previously, Dann held management roles at OMNOVA Solutions, a global manufacturer of polymers, specialty chemicals, and functional and decorative surfaces.
Dann received a bachelor's in physics from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Maine.