Advanced Energy names HR chief

The new senior vice president of human resources of Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. will be Fiona Wood, the company announced 9 January 2006. Ms. Wood will report directly to Dr. Hans Betz, president…

The new senior vice president of human resources of Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. will be Fiona Wood, the company announced 9 January 2006. Ms. Wood will report directly to Dr. Hans Betz, president and chief executive officer of Advanced Energy. Dr. Betz said, “Fiona“s extensive background as a global human resources executive and business leader will enhance our strategic human resources initiatives. Her experience spans a diverse group of industries, including the dynamic high-tech manufacturing environment. She has a demonstrated track record in leading successful global human resources programs tied to objectives that attract and retain key talent, and will be a valuable addition to our management team.” Ms. Wood brings to Advanced Energy a twenty-year background as a global human resources executive and business leader in senior positions at Brampton Consulting, LLC, McKesson Corporation, Somatogen (now Baxter International), and The BOC Group. Advanced Energy develops and supports technologies for processes used in the manufacturing of semiconductors, flat panel displays, data storage products, solar cells, architectural glass, and other advanced product applications.