EVP & CFO, Finance, IT, and Facilities
Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc.

Global Executive MBA

Class of 1999

Council Affiliation:

East Asia Regional Advisory Board

Location:

Singapore

Bio

Jonathan H. Chou is Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. since October 31, 2016. His overall responsibilities cover Finance, IT, and Facilities. Prior to this position, he was also the Interim Chief Executive Officer since being appointed on October 5, 2015. He has been the Chief Financial Officer of the company since December 2010 and completed the move of Kulicke & Soffa's Global Corporate Headquarters from the U.S. to Singapore in 2010. In 2012, Mr. Chou's overall responsibilities expanded to include Global Information Technology. 

Jonathan brings to K&S more than 25 years of professional experience. He started his career at Citibank as a Management Associate and spent a decade in both international corporate and investment banking. After joining the corporate side, he held various senior finance leadership positions with Fortune 500 companies and an Asia-based U.S. listed company where he led the listing process in taking a Sequoia Capital portfolio company to the NYSE main board. Before his publicly listed company Group CFO roles, he held Asia Pacific CFO positions with Honeywell International, Tyco International, Lucent Technologies Inc,. and Public Service Enterprise Group of New Jersey. 

He holds an MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and a BA from the University at Buffalo. He also serves on the Board of Directors of MicroPort Scientific Corporation (HKSE:0853) as an Independent Non-Executive Director and serves on the Board of Duke University’s Alumni Association. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and resides in Singapore with his family.