ROBERT L. de BAKKER joined ASM International NV in January 2001 as its
Chief Financial Officer, responsible for finance, administration and
investor relations. From 1987 to 2000, he was CFO of NKF Holding NV, a
Dutch-based international energy and communication cables group listed
in Amsterdam. Prior employers are: Fluor Daniel Engineers & Constructors
(Haarlem, Netherlands and London, UK), RSV (Rotterdam, Netherlands) and
Bank of America (Hamburg, Germany). Mr. de Bakker holds an MBA degree
from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College
as well as a degree in Business Administration from the Erasmus
University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Profile
TWST: What is ASM International?
Mr. de Bakker: ASM International is one of the world's largest equipment
makers for the semiconductor industry. Headquartered in the Netherlands.