Ann-Marie Holmes, the Factory Manager of Intel’s Fab 24 advanced manufacturing facility, located in Leixlip, Co. Kildare, has become the latest Irishwoman to be appointed as a Vice President of Intel, a major honour for her and a significant endorsement of the contribution of Irish talent to Intel.
Ann-Marie, who currently holds the Factory Manager position at one of Intel’s most advanced fab facilities, has been named Vice President, Technology and Manufacturing Group.
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.
Irish Vice Presidents at Intel
This brings to ten the number of Irish people who now hold Vice President positions in the company. Cork born Ann Kelleher is Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the Technology and Manufacturing Group. Eamonn Sinnott, General Manger of Intel Ireland; and Joe McDonnell, Fab 22 Plant Manager, who is based in Arizona; are both Vice Presidents of Intel’s Technology and Manufacturing Group. Rory McInerney, based at Intel’s headquarters in Santa Clara, is Vice President of Intel’s Architecture Group, Martin Curley is Vice President of Intel Labs, Philip Moynagh is Vice President of the Internet of Things Group, U.S. based Margaret Burgraff is Vice President of the Software and Services Group, Paul Walsh is Vice President for Engineering Services and Cork site leader in the Intel Security Group and Kevin O’Dwyer is Vice President for Inside Sales in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in the Intel Security Group.
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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