Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Visits GLOBALFOUNDRIES Singapore Campus
Visit reinforces support for GF as the company executes on its new strategy
Singapore, February 28, 2019 – GLOBALFOUNDRIES today hosted an official state visit by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, and Dr. Maliki Osman, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Defense & Ministry of Foreign Affairs from Singapore, at the company’s advanced semiconductor manufacturing facility in Singapore. The visit was part of a broader regional tour to strengthen bilateral and economic collaboration between the UAE and a number of Asian countries.
The GLOBALFOUNDRIES facilities in the Woodlands Technology Park comprise Abu Dhabi’s largest investment in Singapore. With more than 5,500 employees and the capacity to manufacture millions of semiconductor wafers per year across a wide range of technologies, the site is leading the way in executing on GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ new strategy of providing differentiated semiconductor solutions tailored to the needs of the world's most innovative chip designers.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the Chairman of Mubadala Investment Company, GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ 100% shareholder. Accompanying him on the visit were a number of government and business leaders including HE Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Executive Affairs Authority and CEO and Managing Director of Mubadala Investment Company.
“The technologies manufactured here in Singapore are enabling a new era of innovation in a world that now has billions of connected devices,” said Al Mubarak. “With its focused and inspirational leadership and a clear strategy for value creation, GLOBALFOUNDRIES continues to be an integral part of Mubadala’s portfolio.”
The UAE delegation toured GF’s manufacturing facilities, met with company leadership, and received a demonstration of the company’s innovations in Augmented and Virtual Reality as well as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, to support advances in the manufacturing process.
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GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF) is a leading full-service foundry delivering truly differentiated semiconductor technologies for a range of high-growth markets. GF provides a unique combination of design, development, and fabrication services, with a range of innovative IP and feature-rich offerings including FinFET, FDX™, RF, and analog mixed signal. With a manufacturing footprint spanning three continents, GF has the flexibility and agility to meet the dynamic needs of clients across the globe. GF is 100% owned by Mubadala Investment Company. For more information, visit globalfoundries.com.