Lars Tilly has been appointed new CEO at Obducat,
following Patrik Lundström's decision to leave his position. Lars Tilly
holds a Ph.D in semiconductor physics and is currently Head of Research at Ericsson
in Lund. With considerable experience from the semiconductor sector, as well
as extensive experience from R+D processes from one of the leading technology
companies in the world, Lars Tilly will bring valuable knowledge to Obducat.
His experience from converting research into commercialized products will be
of outmost value to Obducat and its future development. Lars Tilly will take
up his new position as of February 1, 2010.
Lars Tilly has comprehensive knowledge from the semiconductor sector, with
a MSC in Engineering Physics at Lund Institute of Technology followed by research
graduate studies and dissertation from the dept. of Solid State Physic at LIT.
Lars started his professional career as a Post-Doctor employment at IBM Research
Division in New York, with valuable insights into developing a technology from
an advanced research stage into commercialized key technology in the production
of ultra fast semiconductor circuits.
Lars Tilly has been employed within the Ericsson Group for many years, firstly
as a specialist in the areas of semiconductor physics, device physics and circuit
design at Ericsson Microelectronics in Kista. Thereafter he moved to Ericsson
in Lund, where he during the last six years held a position as head of Research
and Development, as well as an expert role within the semiconductor sector.
Acting as head of R&D, he developed the business focusing on mobile telephone
technology spanning from hard ware progresses and radio technology to applications
and services. In addition, he has been active in deepening the collaboration
between the telecom industry and colleges, amongst others creating industrial
research forums, such as Mobile Heights in Lund. Lars Tilly is 48 years old.
”With Lars Tilly as CEO of Obducat, we will get valuable knowledge and
industrial background from the, for our company, crucial semiconductor sector.
At Ericsson, Lars has been an important driver behind large parts of the technological
development as well as the company's strategic collaborations within mobile
phone technology . We are very proud and pleased to announce that he will join
Obducat as our new CEO to lead the commenced industrialization of the Nanoimprint
Lithography sector (NIL), where Obducat's technology within the production
of nano based led lighting is unique in the world”, says Henri Bergstrand,
Chairman of the Board, Obducat AB.
Patrik Lundström, the present CEO of Obducat, has announced his intention
to leave the company at a stage where Obducat is to further progress into an
industralization phase. Lars Tilly will take up his new position starting February