Theo Kneepkens is the head of Global Operations and Global Supply Chain for KLA, which includes KLA’s manufacturing operations in US, Israel, Germany, Singapore, HK and China. Theo joined KLA in 2005 with the responsibility to set up their new manufacturing facility in Singapore. Before joining KLA Theo was working at Philips Enabling Technologies Group. It was for Philips that he moved to Singapore in 2000 as the General Manager Asia Pacific, responsible for their factories in Singapore, China and India.
Theo holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Eindhoven and a Masters in Industrial Engineering from the Limburg University Diepenbeek (Belgium).