March 13, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("
"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981),
's largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, today announced that its CEO, Dr. TY Chiu, has been re-elected to the Board of Directors of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), a world-leading semiconductor industry association.
"I am honored by the confidence that both GSA and our industry colleagues have in me," said Dr. Chiu. "With their continued support, I remain dedicated to
's ongoing integration in the global semiconductor ecosystem."
added, "When Dr. Chiu joined our board almost two years ago,
already represented one-third of the global semiconductor market. As
approaches the one-half mark, we are grateful to retain the expertise and support of Dr. Chiu and SMIC, at the heart of
's semiconductor ecosystem."
GSA's mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective ecosystem through collaboration, integration, and innovation. Members include fabless design firms, integrated device manufacturers, foundries, and other firms that comprise the semiconductor industry's worldwide supply chain.
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) is one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the largest and most advanced foundry in mainland
, providing integrated circuit (IC) foundry and technology services at 0.35-micron to 40-nanometer. Headquartered in
, SMIC has a 300mm wafer fabrication facility (fab) and a 200mm mega-fab in
, a 300mm mega-fab in
, a 200mm fab in
, and a 200mm fab project under development in
. SMIC also has customer service and marketing offices in the U.S.,
, and a representative office in
. In addition, SMIC manages and operates a 300mm wafer fab in
owned by Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation.
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