Alexander Everke started his career in the semiconductor industry in 1991 as the marketing manager and director with Siemens. After five years, he then joined Siemens’ spinoff, Munich-based Infineon as the vice president sales, for the Memory Products division. In 2001, Mr. Everke was promoted to the senior vice president sales, accountable for Infineon’s annual global sales of Euro 7.2 billion. His last position with Infineon was as the senior vice president and general manager for the Chip Card & Security ICs business unit before joining NXP Semiconductor UK as the general manager in 2006. In 2007 Mr. Everke was promoted to NXP’s Management Team in Eindhoven, Netherlands. He served as Executive Vice President and General Manager for the Multimarket Semiconductors, High Performance Mixed Signal and Infrastructure & Industrial business units reporting directly to the CEO. In October, 2015, he joined ams AG’s Management Board and became CEO on March 1st, 2016. Mr. Everke holds master’s degrees in electrical engineering and master's in business administration. Mr. Everke is a German citizen.
Mr. Michael Wachsler-Markowitsch joined the company in 2001 and has been its Chief Financial Officer since 2003. He was appointed member of the management board in February 2004. Formerly, he was CFO of Ahead Communications AG, the prior Ericsson Multi Service Access Division, where he was member of the buy-out team with significant international experience in China and South America. Prior to that, he was a tax advisor and auditor with KPMG. Mr. Wachsler-Markowitsch has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of international corporate financial, controlling and tax reporting systems. He is a graduate of the Vienna University of Business Administration. Mr. Wachsler-Markowitsch is an Austrian citizen.
Dr. Thomas Stockmeier (born in 1958) joined the company in 2013 as Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Industrial & Medical business. In July 2014, he was appointed Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Division Sensors and Sensor Interfaces and of Corporate Technology. In October 2014 he was appointed as Member of Management Board and Chief Operating Officer. He has 29 years of experience in the Electronics Industry, having worked 13 years for ABB in Switzerland and in the USA, holding various positions in Research, Development and Management. For the past 13 years he worked as Member of the Management Board and CTO of SEMIKRON in Germany, responsible for R&D, Production, and Quality. Dr. Thomas Stockmeier received a Diploma Degree in Material Science from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and a Doctorate Degree in Electrical Engineering from the same University. Dr. Thomas Stockmeier is a German citizen.
Mr. Mark Hamersma joined ams Corporation in early 2016. With over 20 years experience in the technology industry, Mark is a welcome addition and brings a wealth of knowledge to ams clients.
Prior to joining ams, Mark was a Senior Vice President with NXP Semiconductors, where he was responsible for corporate strategy, M&A and corporate communications, and also was General Manager of emerging businesses.
Mark worked for NXP Semiconductors for over 11 years. Previous to this, Mr. Hamersma was a partner at McKinsey & Company and focused on clients in high-tech, telecoms and private equity.
Mr. Hamersma holds Master of Science degree in Physics from Leiden University and a Master of Business Administration degree from INSEAD, Fontainebleau. He is a citizen of the Netherlands.