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MacDermid Alpha Announces the Appointment of Rick Fricke as Vice President and General Manager of Semiconductor Solutions Division

(Waterbury, CT USA) – April 9, 2020 – MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions, a global leader in specialty materials for electronics, announces Rick Fricke will be joining MacDermid Alpha Electronic Solutions (MAES) as the Vice President and General Manager of their Semiconductor Solutions division.


"Rick brings to his new position extensive commercial experience in the semiconductor industry and will provide strategic, operational, and commercial leadership to our Semiconductor Solutions division.  I know Rick will utilize his energy, skill and leadership capabilities to drive the performance of our business and the world leading solutions we provide our customers.  I look forward to his integration and participation as a key member of the MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions leadership team," said Joe D’Ambrisi, Senior VP of MacDermid Alpha.


Rick joins MacDermid Alpha with over 15 years of experience in the semiconductor industry most recently as VP/GM of Honeywell’s Electronic Materials business.  Rick holds a BA in Biology from the University of Connecticut as well as an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.


Rick will be based at our Semiconductor Solutions headquarters in West Haven, Connecticut.   


About MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions


Through the innovation of specialty chemicals and materials under our Alpha, Compugraphics, Kester, and MacDermid Enthone brands, MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions provides solutions that power electronics interconnection. We serve all global regions and every step of device manufacturing within each segment of the electronics supply chain. The experts in our Semiconductor Solutions, Circuitry Solutions, and Assembly Solutions divisions collaborate in design, implementation, and technical service to ensure success for our partner clients. Our solutions enable our customers'manufacture of extraordinary electronic devices at high productivity and reduced cycle time. Find out more at

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