HIS Adds Chief Innovation Officer to its Executive Team

HIS Innovations Group, a LVL3 portfolio company located in Hillsboro, Oregon, strengthened its Executive Team with a leader in vacuum technology as its first Chief Innovation Officer. Mark Romeo joined HIS as Chief Innovation Officer on May 1st and will be responsible for product innovation and strategic account management.

“Mark is a valuable addition to the HIS team and is truly a game changer for our business,” said Jason Frank, CEO. “His experience in providing solutions to many of the largest OEMs and semiconductor fabs in the world will enable HIS to deepen its presence in existing markets while also reaching after new ones.”

“I am thrilled to join the HIS team and continue to help our clients and partners solve some of the most complex challenges in vacuum applications,” said Romeo. “The company is run with such an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset that permeates throughout. That mindset is magnetic and it’s what attracted me to the company.”

Romeo offers more than 25 years of experience in product innovation, including his most recent role as Director, Integrated Systems, Semiconductor Division at Edwards Vacuum. Romeo earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy, West Point and earned his Master of Science in Engineering Management from St. Martin’s College.

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