Ionbond is pleased to announce Dr. Michael Auger as its new Segment Head of Equipment effective September 1st, 2014. Dr. Auger joins Ionbond with 15 years of experience in the vacuum equipment business including 10 years at Ionbond where he worked in various functions including R&D, customer service and as head of product management for coating systems.
In his last position Dr. Auger worked in operations and global strategic supply chain management at TEL Solar, a manufacturer of thin film photovoltaic panels. Dr. Auger holds a Ph.D. in Material Science from Boston University in USA.
Dr. Auger takes over from Mr. Audie Scott who has very successfully led Ionbond’s equipment business since 2009 and for personal reasons intends to relocate back to the US. Mr. Scott remains with Ionbond and will assume new responsibilities within the Ionbond NAFTA organization.