Executive Officers

Yuval Wasserman
President, Chief Executive Officer

A 35-year veteran of semiconductor and electronics industries, Yuval Wasserman joined Advanced Energy in August 2007 as senior vice president of sales, marketing, and service. Later that year, he was promoted to executive vice president, sales, marketing and service. Mr. Wasserman received additional promotions – executive vice president and chief operating officer (April 2009) and president of the thin films business unit (August 2011) – before becoming president and CEO and joining the Advanced Energy Board of Directors in October 2014. 

Prior to joining Advanced Energy, Mr. Wasserman served as president, and later, chief executive officer of Tevet Process Control Technologies, Inc. Previously, he held senior executive and management positions at Boxer Cross, Inc., a metrology company acquired by Applied Materials, Inc.; Fusion Systems, a plasma strip company that was a division of Axcelis Technologies, Inc.; and AG Associates, a semiconductor capital equipment company focused on rapid thermal processing.

Mr. Wasserman started his career at National Semiconductor, Inc., where he held various process engineering and management positions. From 2010 to 2017, Mr. Wasserman was on the board of directors of Syncroness, Inc. After it was sold, he joined the board of directors of FARO Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded, manufacturer of three-dimensional measurement, imaging and realization systems, in December 2017. Mr. Wasserman is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Governance Fellow. Mr. Wasserman earned his BS degree in chemical engineering from Ben-Gurion University in Israel.

Tom McGimpsey
Executive Vice President, Interim Chief Financial Officer, and General Counsel

Tom McGimpsey joined Advanced Energy in April of 2009. He initially served as the vice president and general counsel, and, after several promotions, now serves as the executive vice president, chief financial officer, and general counsel. Additionally, Mr. McGimpsey was the executive vice president of corporate development from 2011-2015 and managed IT functions from 2010-2013.
Prior to joining Advanced Energy, Mr. McGimpsey was the vice president of operations for First Data Corporation, executive vice president of business development and chief legal officer at McDATA Corporation, and was a senior corporate attorney at US WEST, Inc. He also worked at many national law firms in private practice and was a senior engineer for Software Technology, Inc.
Mr. McGimpsey received his MBA from Colorado State University (with honors), his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Colorado, and his BS degree in Computer Science (with a minor in electrical systems) from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Mr. McGimpsey is a commissioner on the State of Colorado Higher Education Commission and is on the board of directors for CPP, Inc., a leading wind and air quality engineering company. He also is on the boards of several international companies affiliated with Advanced Energy and is a NACD Leadership Fellow.


Board of Directors

Frederick A. Ball » (1,2,4) 54 2008
Grant H. Beard » (2,3,4) 56 2014
Ron Foster » (1,2,4) 66 2014
Edward C. Grady » (2,3) 69 2008
Thomas M. Rohrs » (1,2) 66 2006
John A. Roush » (2,3) 52 2016
Yuval Wasserman » 62 2014
(1) Member of the Audit and Finance Committee
(2) Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee
(3) Member of the Compensation Committee

(4) Member of the Pricing Committee