NASHUA, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced RenewableEnergy Company, LLC (ARC Energy), a provider of innovative c-axis sapphire growth technologies and turnkey solutions for the LED solid-state lighting and other clean energy markets, today announced that it has named Dr. Philip C.S. Yin as vice president and general manager, China region. In his new role, Dr. Yin will be responsible for building deep relationships and satisfying customer expectations, directing the rapidly growing China organization, and helping grow ARC Energy’s business in the China region.
Dr. Yin is a recognized leader in the LED and semiconductor industry. He previously served as the chairman and chief executive officer for AXT Inc., where he catapulted AXT to a leadership position as a manufacturer of compound semiconductor materials, and ensured the success of its customers. Prior to AXT, Dr. Yin was the U.S. general manager for Aixtron, a leader in MOCVD technology, and led the deployment of LED MOCVD technology at a leading LED chip manufacturer. He brings to ARC Energy a wealth of experience from other previous management, technology, and product positions with companies such as ATMI and IBM, among others.
“Rapid adoption of LEDs in lighting is increasing demand for large diameter sapphire, which in turn is driving up demand for ARC Energy’s cost effective, highly automated CHES sapphire growth furnaces,” said Hap Hewes, ARC Energy’s senior vice president. “Phil is a true technology leader with significant operations, business, and LED expertise. We look forward to working with him to expand our China operations so that we can continue to meet and exceed the needs of our rapidly growing customer base in China.”
Dr. Yin holds a Ph.D. in Material Science from Brooklyn Polytechnical Institute, and attended the executive education program at Stanford Law School. He is affiliated with the American Association for Crystal Growth (AACG) and Electro-Chemical Society (ECS).
Dr. Yin is based in ARC Energy’s Shanghai office.
About ARC Energy
Headquartered in Nashua, N.H., the Advanced RenewableEnergy Company, LLC (ARC Energy), was founded in 2007 to commercialize cutting edge technologies for LED and other clean energy markets. ARC Energy provides highly automated and efficient sapphire crystal growth and processing systems to enable rapid scale production and cost reduction of LEDs. For additional information about ARC Energy, please visit www.arc-energy.com.