DEK International, advanced materials supplier for the electronics and semiconductor industries, has announced that Michael Brianda has been appointed to the position of Company President, with immediate effect.

Previously serving as Global Sales & Marketing Director, Brianda’s new role sees him continue an impressive career trajectory that began at DEK over 12 years ago. It will also oversee the ongoing development of the latest technologies and trends for use in the semiconductor industry.

Brianda’s new responsibilities will focus on keeping customers ahead of the curve with the very latest platform technologies and services, while also concentrating on developing talent within the organisation.

“I am delighted that Michael has decided to accept this challenge and I have appointed him in full confidence that his exceptional leadership qualities will help DEK customers around the world continue to expect more,” explained John Hartner, Vice President of parent company Dover Electronic Technologies.

Commenting on his new position, Michael Brianda said, “I am looking forward to building on the world-renowned technology and service leadership we have established here at DEK, harnessing the unrivalled knowhow of our global teams to ensure that we continue to exceed expectations – both now and into the future.”

DEK is a global provider of advanced materials deposition technologies and support solutions including printing equipment platforms, stencils, precision screens and mass imaging processes used across a wide range of applications in electronics pre-placement subassembly, semiconductor wafer manufacture, and alternative energy component production.