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Intel’s Ann-Marie Holmes becomes a Fellow of Engineers Ireland

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Pictured at Engineers Ireland headquarters is Intel’s Ann-Marie Holmes who was presented with the award of Fellow of Engineers Ireland by Presidential invitation. Also pictured is Mr Bill Grimson, President (outgoing) of Engineers Ireland

At the Engineers Ireland 2016 Annual General Meeting, which took place on Tuesday May 31st, Intel’s Ann-Marie Holmes was presented with the award of Fellow of Engineers Ireland by Presidential invitation. Ann-Marie is the Factory Manager of Intel’s Fab 24 in Leixlip, Ireland and earlier this year was appointed as a Vice President of Intel’s Technology and Manufacturing Group.

Congratulations to Ann-Marie on this prestigious accolade.

Further Information

In 2012 Ann-Marie was named as the factory manager of Intel’s Fab 24 facility in Ireland – one of the world’s most advanced facilities and the location of production of Intel’s latest process technology. As Fab 24 Factory Manager Ann-Marie is responsible for all aspects of advanced manufacturing taking place in the fab on the 14nm process technology node which was recently introduced to Ireland following a $5 billion investment by Intel to upgrade the Irish facilities.

In her role Ann-Marie is responsible for all aspects of the Fab 24 plant which employs more than 3,000 people; including safety, people and operational metrics for 14nm high-volume manufacturing.

Ann-Marie joined Intel Corporation in 1991 as a new college graduate and since then has gone on to work in all four of the Fabrication/Sort manufacturing facilities in Ireland – Fab10, Fab14, Ireland Fab Organisation (IFO) and Fab24.

In Fab10 Ann-Marie was a Process Engineer in the Diffusion area before she moved to Fab14 for the P856 startup and became the Diffusion Group Leader in 1996. When Fab10 and Fab14 merged to become IFO Ann-Marie moved to the Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD) group as the High Density Plasma (HDP) group leader in 1998 and transferred and ramped the P858 process.

In 2001 Ann-Marie moved to Fab24 to become the P1262 Transfer manager and in 2004 Ann-Marie became the Thin Films process engineering department manager. In 2008 Ann-Marie became the Etch Area Manager beofre becoming the Fab 24 Factory Manager in 2012.

Ann-Marie Holmes background

Holmes hails from Co. Roscommon and is an Engineering Graduate of Trinity College Dublin.
Ann-Marie is married to Paul and has two children, Cian and Ruth. Ann-Marie has worked in Intel all of her career making her the first Irish graduate hire to go on and become Intel Vice President.



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