Kevin Soukup Kevin Soukup is Chief Strategy Officer at GF, responsible for long-range planning, partnering with GF leaders to develop our integrated strategy, and ensuring that GF has the management systems in place to deliver. He is also responsible for strategic transactions and global merger and acquisition activity. Prior to his current role, he served as Vice President of Finance, Operations and Pricing. Mr. Soukup joined GF in 2011 and has held positions of increasing responsibility in different parts of the company. He began his career with GF as Deputy Director of Operations and Advanced Manufacturing, Technology and Development (AMTD) and Senior Manager, AMTD Etch. In 2012, he became Director of Manufacturing Engineering. The following year, his responsibilities were expanded to include equipment management, key customer interface and capacity ramp management. From 2015-2018, Mr. Soukup was Vice President of Yield Characterization and Computer Integrated Manufacturing. Before his career with GF, Mr. Soukup spent eleven years with Samsung Electronics’ semiconductor unit in engineering and management positions. Mr. Soukup holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of VueReal.