The Board of Directors and management of Amkor believe that good corporate governance is important to ensure that Amkor is managed for the long term benefit of our stockholders. Our corporate governance principles have been approved by the Board of Directors and, along with the charters and key practices of the board committees, provide the framework for the corporate governance at our company.

  • James J. Kim

    Executive Chairman
    Amkor Technology, Inc.
    James J. Kim was appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors in October 2009. Mr. Kim served as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from September 1997 until October 2009. Mr. Kim founded our predecessor, Amkor Electronics, Inc., in 1968 and served as its Chairman from 1970 to April 1998. James J. Kim is the father of John T. Kim, Executive Vice Chairman of our Board and director Susan Y. Kim.
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    • John T. Kim

      Executive Vice Chairman
      John T. Kim has been a director of Amkor since August 2005, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2013, and was appointed Executive Vice Chairman in February 2015. Mr. Kim served in various capacities at Amkor between 1992 and 2005, as an Amkor employee and as an employee of our predecessor, Amkor Electronics, Inc., including Director of Investor Relations, Director of Corporate Development and Director of Procurement. John T. Kim is the son of James J. Kim, our Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and brother of director Susan Y. Kim.
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      • Stephen D. Kelley

        President & Chief Executive Officer
        Stephen D. Kelley joined Amkor in May 2013 as President and Chief Executive Officer, and is also a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Kelley has more than 25 years of experience in the global semiconductor industry, including as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Cree from 2008 to 2011, and in executive roles at Texas Instruments and Philips Semiconductors. He has also held various managerial positions at National Semiconductor and Motorola. Prior to joining Amkor, Mr. Kelley served as Senior Advisor to Advanced Technology Investment Company, the Abu Dhabi-sponsored investment company that owns GlobalFoundries, until December 2012. Mr. Kelley holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a J.D. from Santa Clara University.
        • Susan Y. Kim

          Susan Y. Kim was elected to our board in February 2015. Ms. Kim is an active philanthropist who also sits on the Board of Directors of the Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia and the Council of Emeritus Directors of the Philadelphia Orchestra. In the past she has served on numerous Boards of Directors including: the National Constitution Center, The Franklin Institute, The Gesu School, The Shipley School and EB Games Corp. Ms. Kim holds a B.A. in Sociology from Hamilton College. Susan Y. Kim is the daughter of James J. Kim, our Executive Chairman, and sister of John T. Kim, our Executive Vice Chairman.
          • Doug Alexander

            Mr. Alexander was an original member of the advisory board of Actua Corporation (formerly named ICG Group, Inc.), a multi-vertical cloud technology company. Mr. Alexander joined Actua full-time in September 1997 as Managing Director and was appointed President in January 2009 where he served until December 2017. During his tenure at Actua, Mr. Alexander served in many senior management roles including as CEO of WiseWire Technologies, which was acquired by Lycos; CEO of ICG Europe; CEO of, which was acquired by Navteq; and CEO of Channel Intelligence, which was acquired by Google.

            Mr. Alexander has served on the boards of directors for GovDelivery, Procurian, and Bolt. Mr. Alexander has also served as the Co-Chairman of the Philadelphia National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), and is Chairman of the Management & Technology Executive Board at the University of Pennsylvania..

            Mr. Alexander holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
            • Roger A. Carolin

              Venture Partner, SCP Partners
              Roger A. Carolin was elected to our Board of Directors in February 2006. Mr. Carolin is currently a Venture Partner at SCP Partners, a multi-stage venture capital firm that invests in technology-oriented companies, a position he has held since 2004. Mr. Carolin works to identify attractive investment opportunities and assists portfolio companies in the areas of strategy development, operating management and intellectual property. Mr. Carolin co-founded CFM Technologies, Inc., a global manufacturer of semiconductor process equipment, and served as its Chief Executive Officer for 10 years until the company was acquired. Mr. Carolin formerly worked for Honeywell, Inc. and General Electric Co., where he developed test equipment and advanced computer systems for on-board missile applications. Mr. Carolin holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.
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            • Winston J. Churchill

              Lead Independent Director Managing General partner, SCP Partners and Chairman, CIP Capital, Inc.
              Winston J. Churchill has been a director of Amkor since July 1998 and was appointed Lead Independent Director in August 2013. Mr. Churchill is the managing general partner of SCP Partners, a multi-stage venture capital firm that invests in technology-oriented companies. Mr. Churchill is also Chairman of CIP Capital Management, Inc., an SBA-licensed private equity fund. Previously, Mr. Churchill was a managing partner of Bradford Associates, which managed private equity funds on behalf of Bessemer Securities Corporation and Bessemer Trust Company. From 1967 to 1983, Mr. Churchill practiced law at the Philadelphia firm of Saul Ewing, LLP, where he served as Chairman of the Banking and Financial Institutions Department, Chairman of the Finance Committee and was a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Churchill is a director of Griffin Land and Nurseries, Inc., Innovative Solutions and Support, Inc., Recro Pharma, Inc. and of various SCP portfolio companies. In addition, he serves as a director on the boards of a number of charities and as a trustee of educational institutions including the Gesu School and Scholar Academies, and is a Trustee Fellow of Fordham University and a former Trustee of Georgetown University. From 1989 to 1993, Mr. Churchill served as Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System.
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            • MaryFrances McCourt

              Ms. McCourt is Vice President for Finance and Treasurer at the University of Pennsylvania. In her role, Ms. McCourt leads Penn’s cash and short-term investment and capital financing strategies as well as oversees Penn’s financial functions. Ms. McCourt is responsible for the University’s multi-year financial planning efforts and collaborates closely with Penn Medicine leadership on its growth and financial planning. She directly manages the strategic and operational direction of a variety of functions, including the Comptrollers Office, financial training, global support services, research services, risk management and insurance, student registration and financial services and the Treasurer's Office.

              Prior to joining Penn, Ms. McCourt was the senior vice president and chief financial officer at Indiana University. Ms. McCourt has also served in financial-management positions for Agilysis, Inc., a diversified enterprise focused on technology and enterprise system solutions.

              She earned her bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Duke University and an MBA from Case Western University.
              • Robert R. Morse

                Chairman of Bridge Investment Group Partners and Chairman and CEO of PMC Partners
                Robert R. Morse was elected to our board in February 2013. Mr. Morse is currently serving as Chairman of Bridge Investment Group Partners and its affiliates, a real estate fund manager, and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PMC Partners, a private equity firm. Prior to that, Mr. Morse served in various positions with Citi and Salomon Smith Barney since the 1980s, including Chief Executive Officer of Citi’s Asia Institutional Client Group and Global Head of Investment Banking. Mr. Morse is a graduate of Yale University, the Harvard Graduate School of Business and the Harvard Law School.
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              • John F. Osborne

                President, Competitive Customer Support
                John F. Osborne has been a director of Amkor since August 2007. Since January 1998, Mr. Osborne has been President of Competitive Customer Support, an advisor to companies that manufacture integrated circuits or supply materials, equipment and services to the microelectronics industry. From 1988 to 1996, Mr. Osborne was a member of the executive staff of Lam Research, a supplier of wafer fabrication and equipment services to the semiconductor industry. At Lam, Mr. Osborne held the positions of Vice President of Strategic Development, Vice President of Quality and Vice President of Customer Support. Prior to joining Lam, Mr. Osborne held management positions at both Motorola, Inc. and Royal Philips Electronics from 1967 to 1985. Mr. Osborne served on the Strategic Advisory Board of DuPont Electronic Materials for six years and currently serves on the Executive Advisory Board of Brewer Science, a privately held chemical company. Mr. Osborne holds a degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.
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              • David N. Watson

                Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Comcast Cable
                David N. Watson has been a director of Amkor since August 2014. Mr. Watson is currently serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Comcast Cable. In this role, Mr. Watson oversees the teams responsible for day-to-day operations of the cable division, including sales and marketing of cable video, high-speed Internet and voice services, as well as oversight of the three operating divisions and Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales unit. Before joining Comcast Cable in 1991, he served for seven years with Comcast Cellular Communications, Inc., first as Senior Vice President of sales and marketing and later as President. Previously, he headed sales and marketing efforts at Bell Atlantic Mobile and Metrophone.
              • James W. Zug

                Retired Managing Director PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
                James W. Zug has been a director of Amkor since January 2003. Mr. Zug retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2000 following a 36-year career at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Coopers & Lybrand, both public accounting firms. From 1998 until his retirement, Mr. Zug was Global Leader — Global Deployment for PricewaterhouseCoopers. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Zug was Managing Director International for Coopers & Lybrand. He also served as the audit partner for a number of public companies over his career. PricewaterhouseCoopers is Amkor’s independent registered public accounting firm. Mr. Zug was not involved with servicing Amkor during his tenure at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Zug served on the boards of directors of Allianz Funds and Teleflex, Inc. until 2014. Mr. Zug also served on the board of directors of the Brandywine Group of mutual funds until September 2013. Mr. Zug also served on the boards of directors of SPS Technologies, Inc. and Stackpole Ltd. prior to the sale of both of these companies in 2003.
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