GlobalFoundries Leadership

With a wealth of semiconductor industry experience, the GlobalFoundries leadership team is committed to being a catalyst for growth in the industries we serve. We focus on the technologies and systems that transform markets and we are dedicated to being the best possible partner for our clients, collaborating to drive innovation, growth and shared success.

Mike Cadigan

Mike Cadigan

SVP Client Design Enablement

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Michael J. Cadigan is Senior Vice President for Client Design Enablement at GlobalFoundries.

Cadigan joined GF in 2015 when the company acquired the IBM Microelectronics division where he was General Manager of IBM Microelectronics. As General Manager he oversaw all aspects of the business including the P & L, semiconductor and packaging process development activity, Joint Development Alliance , semiconductor and packaging manufacturing, product organization / sales and marketing and customer fulfillment.

Prior to that role at IBM, Cadigan held a variety of leadership positions, including: Brand General Manager, OEM Microelectronics Systems and Technology Group, responsible for overseeing IBM’s original equipment manufacturer (OEM) microelectronics business, and Vice President of Manufacturing and Logistics, Integrated Supply Chain, where he led IBM’s internal manufacturing and fulfillment operations and had extended responsibility for outsourced manufacturing activity worldwide. Additionally, his organization provided logistics support worldwide for all IBM units.

Cadigan spent the majority of his career in the IBM Technology Group, holding a number of executive positions including General Manager of the Interconnect Business Unit, and multiple IBM site location executive positions in manufacturing facilities in Texas, North Carolina and New York. The majority of these assignments were in product management, manufacturing and supply chain operations.

Laurie Kelly

Laurie Kelly

VP, Global Communications

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Laurie Kelly is the Vice President of Global Communications at GlobalFoundries. As a member of the senior leadership team, she is a principal strategist and advisor to the CEO and executive staff, and sets the strategic direction for GF's communications around the world. Laurie drives all aspects of internal and external communications and manages a global team responsible for enhancing, promoting and protecting the company’s brand reputation while also deepening employee engagement.

Laurie recently re-joined GF after establishing her own communications consultancy. Laurie first became associated with GF in 2010 when she joined Mubadala (ATIC) as the Associate Director of Communications based in Abu Dhabi. In 2014, Laurie moved back to the US to partner with GF on the acquisition of IBM’s Microelectronics Division, after which she joined the company as the VP of Corporate Marketing and Communications.

Laurie is a respected leader with 20 plus years of experience in developing and implementing integrated strategic communications programs and providing corporate and executive communications counsel. Prior to her five years in Abu Dhabi, Laurie was a managing director at the global public relations firm Burson-Marsteller, where she was responsible for the East Coast Technology Practice. Before that she was Vice President of Global Public Relations at SAP based in Germany.

Laurie holds an MBA from the Tias School for Business and Society in the Netherlands; a Leadership Development Certificate from INSEAD/SAP and a BA in economics from Westfield State University.