​​Regional Heads

CN_Michael Young

Head of Sales Asia

Michael Young

Joined VAT in July 2018. He has vast experience in the semiconductor and sensor business and high level management positions in companies like Honeywell and Advanced Energy, where he was General Manager for Asia Pacifica Sales, Marketing & Service. He is based in China.

Michael graduated from National Taiwan University with a bachelor in mechanical engineering, he also holds a master from  Stanford University and a MBA from  Metro State University.

Head of Sales Americas

Tom Murphy

serves as Head of Sales Americas and joined VAT Group in 2005. He has over 10 years of experience in the vacuum industry and held key account and sales management roles at AJA International and Vacuum Generators in the USA. Tom Murphy holds a BA in Business Management from Eastern Nazarene College and an MBA in Organizational Leadership from Norwich University.


Head of Sales Europe/Rest of World

Beat Müller

serves as Head of Sales Europe/Rest of World. He has many years of management experience in the technology sector, particularly in the global semiconductor industry. Beat Mueller holds a degree in design engineering, business administration and marketing. He holds CAS in general management, strategic leadership and entrepreneurship from the University of Applied Science in St. Gallen, Switzerland.
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