October 9, 2003 – Dupont Photomasks, Round Rock, TX, has announced three executive promotions as part of a new plan to bolster the company’s day-to-day management activities.
James Northrup has been named as the COO, having joined the company in 2002 as president and CEO of Gray Scale Technologies. David Murray has been moved up from senior VP of technology and engineering to executive VP of worldwide operations, formerly held by Craig Kokjohn who has been promoted to acting president of the company’s software business. Murray will also continue as acting CTO while the company searches for a permanent one.
The organizational changes are meant to “direct more of our key management talent to day-to-day operations, which in turn will better coordinate our activities in all functions around the world,” said Chairman and CEO Marshall Turner.