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.

Dr. Thomas Caulfield


Dr. Thomas Caulfield is the Chief Executive Officer of GlobalFoundries.  Prior to being named CEO, Tom was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the company’s leading-edge 300 mm semiconductor wafer manufacturing facility (Fab 8), located in Saratoga County, NY. Caulfield, who joined the company in May 2014, led the operations, expansion and ramp of semiconductor manufacturing production at Fab 8.

Caulfield brings a track record of results through an extensive career spanning engineering, management and global operational leadership with leading technology companies. Most recently, Caulfield served as president and chief operations officer (COO) at Soraa, the world’s leading developer of GaN on GaNTM (gallium nitride on gallium nitride) solid-state lighting technology. Prior to Soraa, Caulfield served as president and COO of Ausra, a leading provider of large-scale concentrated solar power solutions for electricity generation and industrial steam production. Before that, Caulfield served as executive vice president of sales, marketing and customer service at Novellus Systems, Inc.

Prior to that, Caulfield spent 17 years at IBM in a variety of senior leadership roles, ultimately serving as vice president of 300mm semiconductor operations for IBM’s Microelectronics Division, leading its state-of-the-art wafer fabrication operations in East Fishkill, NY.

Kay Chai "KC" Ang

SVP & GM, International Fab Operations

KC Ang is Senior Vice President and General Manager for GlobalFoundries International Fab Operations. He is also currently the SEMI SEA Regional Advisory Chairman and the Board Advisor to Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association.

KC joined GlobalFoundries in July 2009 and served in a variety of senior leadership roles for the company including head of Fab 1, customer engineering and corporate quality organizations.

KC has more than 25 years of foundry industry experience with a proven track record in manufacturing operations, fab start-up, and technology transfer. Prior to joining GlobalFoundries, he held senior leadership positions at Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, including senior vice president of sales and marketing with responsibility for global sales, marketing, services, customer support, and regional business operations; and senior vice president of fab operations. In that role, Ang had responsibility for the manufacturing strategy and operational excellence across all of Chartered's fabs, including the ramp of Chartered's 300mm facility, Fab 7 - now GlobalFoundries' Fab7, following the integration of Chartered's operations into GlobalFoundries in January 2010. Ang has held other fab operations roles in Chartered as well as SilTerra.

Ang holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Taiwan University and a Master's degree in Engineering from University of Texas.

Saam Azar

SVP Corporate Development, Legal and Government Affairs
Saam Azar is Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Legal and Government Affairs for GlobalFoundries. He oversees all legal, compliance, government relations, strategic transactions, and M&A matters worldwide. Saam serves as Secretary to the GF Board of Directors and has been involved with GF since it was founded in 2009. Before joining GF as CLO, Saam worked closely with the GF legal department and GF senior management on various strategic matters, including the IBM Microelectronics Division acquisition. He also served as GF Assistant General Counsel from 2014-2015.
Saam has served in various roles for GlobalFoundries’ shareholder, Mubadala Development Company PJSC, since 2006. As a Senior Member of the Legal & Compliance Unit, Saam worked across numerous sectors, including aerospace, semiconductors, healthcare, communications, hospitality and mining. Prior to Mubadala, Saam worked as a corporate associate at the leading international law firm of Cleary Gottlieb in New York, where he supported numerous corporate transactions with an emphasis on debt and equity capital markets.
Saam holds a JD from New York University School of Law and a BS in Engineering from Duke University.

Gregg Bartlett

SVP Technology, Engineering & Quality

Gregg Bartlett is the Senior Vice President of Technology, Engineering & Quality.

Bartlett joined GlobalFoundries in 2009 and has served in various senior executive roles including Head of Technology Development, Chief Technology Officer and most recently, head of the CMOS Business Unit with business responsibilities ranging from 12nm to 180nm, including the GF FDX Platform.

Prior to joining GlobalFoundries, Bartlett had a 25-year career in technical and management positions at Freescale Semiconductor and its predecessor, Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector. Bartlett served as vice president of Design Enablement at Freescale. His tenure emphasized collaborative R&D efforts, including executive representation of Freescale in the Crolles 2 Alliance in Europe.

Bartlett has served as a member of the board of directors of the Semiconductor Research Corporation and Executive Committee, as well as various consortia governance committees. He holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Kansas State University.

Dr. Bami Bastani

SVP and GM, Mobile & Wireless Infrastructure Strategic Business Unit

Dr. Bami Bastani is Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mobile & Wireless Infrastructure Strategic Business Unit

Bastani has more than 35 years of industry experience in the semiconductor industry, including component to system-level RF technologies. Prior to joining GF, he was president, CEO and board member of Meru Networks, a global enterprise-grade Wi-Fi networks solution provider. During his time with the company, Bastani transformed Meru Networks from a hardware company to a solution provider, delivering a portfolio of software, software-defined networks (2015 SDN Excellence Award) and subscription cloud offerings (WaaS).

Dr. Bastani has also held positions of president, CEO and board member in the mobility, consumer and broadband markets, including president and CEO of Trident Microsystems, Inc. and ANADIGICS, Inc. In addition, he has served in executive positions at Fujitsu Microelectronics, National Semiconductor and Intel Corporation.

Dr. Bastani holds a Ph.D. & MSEE in Microelectronics from Ohio State University.

Susan Bombardier

VP, Chief of Staff to the CEO

Susan Bombardier is Vice President, Chief of Staff to the CEO of Globalfoundries and is an integral member of the senior leadership team.  She was previously head of RF Semiconductor Process Technology Development for GF's Burlington Vermont location.

Sue joined GF in 2015 with the acquisition of IBM Microelectronics and has 25+ years of experience in all aspects of semiconductor development, manufacturing, packaging, test, and business operations.  While at IBM, Sue held a variety of executive positions, including leading Fab Engineering, Quality & Reliability, and Photomask organizations for the Microelectronics division.

Sue holds a bachelor's of science degree in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University.

Tim Breen

EVP Strategy and Business Transformation

Tim Breen serves as EVP Strategy and Business Transformation, tasked with supporting the company’s growth and transformation into the world’s leading specialty chip maker. He is also a member of the company's Board of Directors.

Tim is a long-standing member of the senior leadership team of Mubadala Investment Company (GF's shareholder). Aside from his responsibilities at GF, he also serves on the boards of several of Mubadala’s North American investments, including NOVA Chemicals, a leading Polyolefins producer, and Equinox Gold, a publicly-traded mining company.

Prior to joining Mubadala in 2010, Tim was based in Abu Dhabi from 2004 as a partner with McKinsey & Company, advising a number of the Firm’s leading global clients in the manufacturing and resources industries.

Tim holds an MBA from London Business School and speaks English, Arabic and French. He currently lives in New York with his wife and four children.

Mike Cadigan

SVP Client Design Enablement

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.

Juan Cordovez

SVP Sales and Client Solutions

Juan Cordovez is Senior Vice President of Sales and Client Solutions for GlobalFoundries. In this role, Cordovez leads client-facing operations including sales, commercial operations, field applications and customer engineering.

Cordovez joined GlobalFoundries in 2012 and brings 20 years of semiconductor customer engagement, field technical sales and design innovation experience. Prior to this sales and business development role, Cordovez led the GlobalFoundries Customer Design Enablement team including PDK, device modeling and field applications engineering.

Prior to GlobalFoundries, Cordovez was founder and Vice President of Sentinel IC Technologies, developing RF CMOS and BCD design productivity tools and leading customer engagement and software support. Prior to Sentinel, he was the manager of Design Enablement at Jazz Semiconductor and earlier part of Conexant Systems’ Advanced Process Technology group. 

He holds a Master of Science degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California, Irvine and is a senior member of the IEEE.

Amir Faintuch

SVP and GM, Computing and Wired Infrastructure Strategic Business Unit
Amir Faintuch is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Computing and Wired Infrastructure (CWI) Strategic Business Unit.

Faintuch has more than 25 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining GF, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager at Intel, where he played a key role in leading a major engineering transformation that increased product competitiveness and predictability. Faintuch is also a former Qualcomm executive, where he served as President of Qualcomm Atheros, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc. that develops networking, connectivity infrastructure and Internet of Things components. His previous positions also include senior executive positions at Texas Instruments.

Faintuch holds an MBA degree from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management and a bachelor's degree from the University of Haifa.

Cary Haggard

Chief Audit Executive

Cary Haggard serves as the Chief Audit Executive of GlobalFoundries joining the company in 2018.  He is responsible for global audit services with teams located in USA, Germany and Singapore.  

Cary brings over 22 years of experience much of it in the technology industry. Prior to GF, he served as a Senior Vice President at Mubadala Investment Company and on the audit committees for MDC Business Management Services and Piaggio Aerospace.   Prior to joining Mubadala, Cary was a Director with Protiviti based in New York City leading the firm's SAP practice.  

Cary has a masters from the University of Cambridge and bachelors from Baylor University.  His certifications include a CPA, CISA, PMP, SAP BI and Six Sigma.

Mike Hogan

SVP and GM, Automotive, Industrial & Multi-market Strategic Business Unit

Mike Hogan is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Automotive, Industrial & Multi-market Strategic Business Unit.

Hogan has more than 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining GF, he was SVP & GM of the IoT Compute & Wireless BU at Cypress Semiconductor, which was substantially created with the asset purchase of the Broadcom IoT BU in 2016 for $550M which he also led for Broadcom. Previously he also was CEO of PulseCore Semiconductor and Sirific Wireless and the founding general manager of the WLAN BU at Texas Instruments where he held a variety of Sales and BU GM roles over a 16 year period.

Hogan holds a bachelor degree from Syracuse University.

Manju Jalali

VP and Chief Information Officer

Manju Jalali is Vice President and Chief Information Officer for GlobalFoundries, responsible for the management and implementation of Information Technology & Manufacturing systems and also driving digital transformation for the company. She has been with the company since 2009.

Manju has extensive experience in the semiconductor manufacturing industry. Prior to joining GF, she was responsible for IT enterprise applications at Chartered Semiconductor. She also has previous experience implementing large scale information technology programs at Seagate Technology, Texas Instruments and TCIL.

Manju holds a master's degree in information technology from the University of Newcastle and a bachelor's degree in electronics engineering from B.M.S. College of Engineering in Bangalore.

Laurie Kelly

VP, Global Communications

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.

Americo Lemos

SVP, Asia Business Development and China Country President

Americo Lemos is Senior Vice President, Asia Business Development and China Country President, responsible for growing GlobalFoundries business in these critical markets.

Americo joined GF from Qualcomm where he was Senior Vice President responsible for the data center business and served as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Huaxintong, a joint venture between Qualcomm and the Guizhou Government in China. Prior to joining Qualcomm, Americo served Vice President of Platform Engineering at Intel where he was also responsible for strategic deals with China semiconductor companies. Prior to Intel, Americo had leadership positions with TI, Quanta Computer in Taiwan and Skyworks.

He holds a Master of Sciences, Electronics & Computers degree from École Nationale Supérieure de Sciences Appliquées et de Technologie (ENSSAT), Lannion, France.

David Reeder

Chief Financial Officer

David Reeder is Chief Financial Officer at GlobalFoundries, responsible for the company's financial strategy and leading the global financial organization. He joined the company in 2020.

David has extensive experience in the semiconductor industry as well as other fields. Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer for Tower Hill Insurance Group. Prior to that, he was President and CEO for Lexmark International Inc. Earlier in his career, he was CFO at Electronics for Imaging and Cisco's Enterprise Networking Division. He also held executive positions at Broadcom and Texas Instruments.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Arkansas and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.

Emily Reilly

SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Emily Reilly is the Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at GlobalFoundries. She provides strategic direction and support for talent across the company located at over 20 sites around the globe.

Emily joined GlobalFoundries in 2009 with the creation of the company and has been a key member of the HR leadership team and the Fab 8 business team in Malta, New York. She has been integral to the growth of the team and the site from a green-field startup to full ramp.

Prior to joining GlobalFoundries Emily was a Human Resources Leader with GE Energy and had previously spent 14 years with GE Advanced Materials and Momentive Performance Materials in a variety of human resources and engineering roles.

Emily holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Cornell University.

Dr. Ron Sampson

SVP and GM, US Fab Operations

Dr. Ron Sampson is Senior Vice President and General Manager for GlobalFoundries US Fab Operations, including Fab 8 located in Saratoga County, NY, Fab 9 in Burlington, VT and Fab 10 in East Fishkill, NY. Sampson brings nearly 30 years of industry experience to this role.

Before joining GlobalFoundries in August 2014, he spent 20 years at STMicroelectronics where he held a variety of progressive leadership positions in technology development, manufacturing, operations and program management within both ST and with the IBM-led Joint Development Alliances. Prior to his time with ST, he worked at Digital Equipment Corporation’s Hudson, MA Advanced Semiconductor Development facility.

Sampson holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Cincinnati, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Duke University.

Thomas Weber

SVP Global Operations Support & Supply Chain

Thomas Weber is Senior Vice President Global Operations Support & Supply Chain of GlobalFoundries. Previously, Tom was a senior vice president with McKinsey's transformation practice where he lead transformations in the US, Europe and Australia across the technology and resources sectors. He took interim roles as a Chief Procurement Officer and as a Chief Transformation Officer and helped his clients significantly reduce external spend and improve operational efficiency.

Prior to McKinsey, Tom worked in the mobile devices sector developing strategy for Motorola and selling consumer research for Nielsen. Tom started his career in the US Navy where he flew SH-60B helicopters and led a division through two deployments to the Gulf.  He graduated from the US Naval Academy and has an MSE from the University of Pennsylvania.