Technology >> CEO Interviews >> January 3, 2003

Michael El-hillow – Advanced Energy Industries Inc (aeis)

MICHAEL EL-HILLOW is Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. Mr. El-Hillow joined Advanced Energy as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in November 2001. Prior to joining Advanced Energy, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Helix Technology Corporation, a major supplier of high vacuum products, principally to the semiconductor capital equipment industry from 1997 until 2001. Prior to Helix, he was Vice President, Finance, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer at A.T. Cross Company and an audit partner at Ernst & Young. Mr. El-Hillow received a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from Babson College in Babson Park, Massachusetts, and is a Certified Public Accountant. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief historical sketch of Advanced

Energy and a picture of the things you're doing now?

Mr. El-Hillow: The company was founded in 1981 by our current