Axcelis Appoints New Executive Vice President Of Customer Operations

     Axcelis Appoints New Executive Vice President Of Customer Operations

John Aldeborgh to Lead Global Sales and Customer Support Organization

PR Newswire

BEVERLY, Mass., June 13, 2013

BEVERLY, Mass., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Axcelis Technologies, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of enabling ion implantation solutions for
the semiconductor industry, announced that it has appointed John Aldeborgh to
the position of Executive Vice President, Customer Operations. In this role,
John will be responsible for developing and executing programs to expand
Axcelis' market presence and drive growth.

"We are delighted that John has joined Axcelis' leadership team. He has a
wealth of experience in sales and marketing in the semiconductor capital
equipment industry, with a particular emphasis on ion implantation," said Mary
Puma, chairman and CEO of Axcelis Technologies. "John's strong track record of
leading high performance teams in sales, service and customer support process
excellence will be a tremendous asset as we execute our growth plan."

"I am excited to join Axcelis at this important stage," said John
Aldeborgh."The company has exciting new products and technology and a true
commitment to helping customers achieve their goals. I believe Axcelis' new
Purion platform provides chipmakers with compelling process and capital
efficiency advantages, and I look forward to playing a leadership role in
accelerating market acceptance and share gains."

John Aldeborgh has over 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry.
Most recently, he was the Founder, CEO and Board Member of innoPad, a Chemical
Mechanical Planarization pad manufacturer. Prior to that, John was the VP of
Sales and Marketing at Varian Semiconductor Associates. He holds an MBA degree
in Finance and Accounting, and a BS degree in Economics and Marketing from
Babson College.

About Axcelis:
Axcelis (Nasdaq: ACLS), headquartered in Beverly, Mass., has been providing
innovative, high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry for
over 35 years. Axcelis is dedicated to developing enabling process
applications through the design, manufacture and complete life cycle support
of ion implantation systems, one of the most critical and enabling steps in
the IC manufacturing process. The Company's Internet address is:

Company Contacts:

Maureen Hart (editorial/media) 978.787.4266

Jay Zager (financial community) 978.787.9408

SOURCE Axcelis Technologies, Inc.

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