KLIC - Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc.

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Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc.

No. 01-01 K&S Corporate Headquarters
23A Serangoon North Avenue 5
Singapore 554369
65 6880 9600

IndustrySemiconductor Equipment & Materials
Full Time Employees2,469

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. Fusen Ernie ChenPres, CEO & Director1.78MN/A1959
Mr. Lester A. WongSr. VP of Legal Affairs, Gen. Counsel, CFO & Interim Principal Accounting Officer728.78kN/A1966
Ms. Irene LeeSr. VP of Global Operations & Chief Quality Officer615.84kN/A1960
Mr. Chan Pin ChongSr. VP and GM of Products & Solutions1.1MN/A1969
Mr. Joseph ElgindyDirector of Investor Relations & Strategic PlanningN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells capital equipment and tools to assemble semiconductor devices. It operates in two segments, Capital Equipment, and Aftermarket Products and Services (APS). The Capital Equipment segment manufactures and sells a line of ball bonders, wedge bonders, advanced packaging, and electronic assembly solutions. The APS segment manufactures and sells various tools for a range of semiconductor packaging applications, including capillaries, which are expendable tools used in ball bonders; dicing blades that are expendable tools for semiconductor manufacturers to cut silicon wafers into individual semiconductor die or to cut packaged semiconductor units into individual units; and bonding wedges, which are expendable tools used in heavy wire wedge bonders. It also provides spare parts, equipment repair, maintenance and servicing, training, refurbishment, and equipment upgradation services. The company serves semiconductor device manufacturers, integrated device manufacturers, outsourced semiconductor assembly and test providers, other electronics manufacturers, industrial manufacturers, and automotive electronics suppliers primarily in the United States and the Asia/Pacific region. Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Singapore.

Corporate Governance

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 4, 2019 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.