Thomas M. Rohrs has served as Executive Chairman and director of Ichor since February 2012 and as Chief Executive Officer since September 2014. Prior to serving at Ichor, Mr. Rohrs served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Skyline Solar from 2010 to 2012 and Electroglas from 2006 to 2009. Mr. Rohrs also served as Senior Vice President of Global Operations and a member of the Executive Committee for Applied Materials from 1997 to 2002 and as Vice President of Worldwide Operations for Silicon Graphics from 1992 to 1997. Mr. Rohrs currently serves on the board of directors of Advanced Energy and Intevac. Mr. Rohrs previously served on the board of directors of Magma Design Automation, Ultra Clean Technologies and Vignani Technologies. Mr. Rohrs holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.
Mr. Andreson, brings to Ichor over 25 years of financial leadership and management in the capital equipment industry. Since 2014 he has served as CFO of Nanometrics Incorporated, a leading provider of advanced process control systems. Prior to Nanometrics, Mr. Andreson served for seven years as CFO of Intevac, Inc. a leading supplier of thin-film processing equipment and digital night vision technologies. Prior to joining Intevac in 2007, Mr. Andreson spent 12 years at Applied Materials, Inc. where he served in several financial leadership and management positions, most recently as Managing Director, Controller of the $2-billion Applied Global Services business. Mr. Andreson earned his B.S., Finance at San Jose State University and his M.B.A. at Santa Clara University.
Philip Barros has served as Chief Technology Officer of Ichor since September 2015. Previously, Mr. Barros had served as Senior Vice President of Engineering of Ichor since April 2011, and prior to that time, served as Vice President of Engineering at Ichor since 2009. Prior to serving at Ichor, Mr. Barros served in various management positions at Celerity, Inc. from 2004 to 2009, including Vice President of Engineering and Director of Systems Engineering, and served in various engineering and management positions at Applied Materials from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Barros holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from San Jose State.
Mr. Canty has more than 20 years of operations management experience. Most recently, he was the Vice President of Worldwide Operations for Aruba Networks. Past roles include COO at Aurora Networks, Vice President of Operations and Global Supply Chain at Applied Materials, and Vice President of Manufacturing at 3Com Corporation. Mr. Canty has an undergraduate degree in Economics from State University of New York and a MBA from Colorado State University specializing in Finance and Operations.
Ichor is an experienced leader in the critical subsystems and turnkey process equipment marketplace. Our capabilities enable the design and creation of a complete outsourced solution ranging from product concept to turnkey manufacturing to legacy service.