Vice President and General Manager‒Advanced Materials
Edward Shober is vice president and general manager‒Advanced Materials for the Materials Technologies business at Air Products. Based in Taipei, Taiwan, he leads the Advanced Materials business, including the planarization, surface prep and clean, and advanced deposition product platforms.
Mr. Shober joined Air Products in 1994, leading engineering activities in the Electronics engineering and Electronics package plants organizations. In 1999 he was named vice president of engineering and operations for TRiMEGA, a joint venture between Air Products and Kinetic Systems providing turnkey solutions to semiconductor fabs, and served as TRiMEGA’s chief operating officer from 2001-2004. Mr. Shober went on to lead DA NanoMaterials, Air Products’ joint venture with DuPont, as its chief operating officer from 2004-2007 and chief executive officer from 2007-2010. He served as general manager for Air Products’ Advanced Materials business before assuming his current position.
Prior to joining Air Products, Mr. Shober held management roles at various companies, including president of E. C. Shober & Associates, which provided construction and project management services to semiconductor manufacturers.
Mr. Shober holds a B.S. degree in civil/structural engineering from Brown University.
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