14 August 2017
CST Global, the UK’s leading, independent, III-V opto-electronic, semiconductor foundry has appointed Karen Rodger as Sales & Marketing Support Co-ordinator. Karen has worked in the semiconductor manufacturing industry for over 20 years and brings both manufacturing and sales and marketing experience to her new role.
Karen began her career in Motorola’s Wafer Fabrication facility in East Kilbride, becoming Manufacturing Group Leader. She later moved to Freescale Semiconductor, a Blue Chip, $multi-billion turnover, technology spin-off of Motorola Semiconductor Products. Here she held Business Manager and Customer Marketing Manager roles, with accountability for their $multi-million, EMEA Networking business.
Karen’s responsibilities have included business development; tender creation; pricing, to Sarbanes-Oxley regulations; key account contract management; channel support for global marketing; training; and event, exhibition and trade show management. She also has the strong interpersonal and communication skills necessary to carry out her role to great effect.
Karen holds an HNC in business studies. When she is not at work she is an avid fan of Formula 1, enjoys time with family, fine dining, travel and the gym.