||Midland, MI — Dow Corning has appointed Tang Yong Ang "TY" to vice president of Dow Corning's Compound Semiconductor Solutions. In this critical, newly created role, TY will lead the company's expanding Compound Semiconductor Solutions business, and report to the general manager of the Specialty Chemicals business. This signals a major strategic step for the company, and highlights its increased focus and support for the exciting and promising SiC power electronics market. TY joined Dow Corning from Lam Research where he held a number of key positions, including region vice president, Southeast Asia; vice president, Asia Pacific Region Operations; vice president and general manager strategic account. Prior to this, he worked 13 years at Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing where he held various key positions including fab operation VP, purchasing and facilities VP and quality VP. He also spent some years running a business as president, Engineering Solutions at Ellipsiz. Earlier, TY held positions of increasing responsibility at Texas Instruments and AT&T Consumer Products which included a tour of duty at AT&T HQ in New Jersey, beginning his career in 1980 as a utility engineer for Hitachi Electronics.