Axcelis Announces Appointment Of Kevin Brewer As Chief Financial Officer

   Axcelis Announces Appointment Of Kevin Brewer As Chief Financial Officer

PR Newswire

BEVERLY, Mass., Sept. 16, 2013

BEVERLY, Mass., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of enabling ion implantation solutions for
the semiconductor industry, today announced the appointment of Kevin J. Brewer
as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Brewer, who has
served as the company's interim CFO since July, will continue to report
directly to Chairman and CEO Mary G. Puma.

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"We're pleased to have Kevin as our CFO going forward," said Puma. "The CFO
transition has gone extremely well. After a careful evaluation, the board
concluded that his continuation in the CFO role would best serve Axcelis
shareholders. The breadth and depth of Kevin's experience, and his intimate
knowledge of the implant business and Axcelis operations, makes him the ideal
candidate to manage our financial organization and execute the next phase of
our strategic objectives."

Brewer commented, "Axcelis' goal is to drive profitability and generate cash
through the cycle by growing revenues, managing spending and increasing gross
margins. I am pleased to be continuing in the CFO role on the cusp of Axcelis'

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:


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SOURCE Axcelis Technologies, Inc.

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