Mr. Abe is leading R&D of semiconductor materials in general and promoting co-creation activities at Resonac, which is an integrated company of Showa Denko K.K. and Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd., (formerly Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.), After serving as a General manager of CMP slurry business sector and a corporate marketing manager at Hitachi Chemical.
He was involved in the launch of the Packaging Solution Center, which is open innovation hub in advanced packaging development.
He had been engaged in the development of semiconductor molding compounds since 1998.
He holds an Executive MBA from Oxford, UK.
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On January 1, 2023, Showa Denko K.K. and Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd. merged and transformed themselves into newly integrated company “Resonac”. Resonac defines its purpose as “Change society through the power of chemistry.” Resonac aims to be a world-class functional chemical manufacturer, creating functions necessary for the times, supporting technological innovation, and contributing to the sustainable development of our customers. Resonac is Global No.1 semiconductor materials supplier (except for Si wafer). In order to achieve technological innovation for solving various social issues, it is essential for us to make wide-ranging co-creative efforts with partners, and Resonac is open to collaboration including 1on1 co-development with any partner.