(2011), "Enthone Appoints Robert J. Haskins Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director, Asia", Soldering & Surface Mount Technology, Vol. 23 No. 4. https://doi.org/10.1108/ssmt.2011.21923daa.015
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Enthone Appoints Robert J. Haskins Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director, Asia
Article Type: Appointments From: Soldering & Surface Mount Technology, Volume 23, Issue 4
Mr Robert J. Haskins has been appointed Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director, Asia by Enthone, Inc., a business of Cookson Electronics.
Mr Haskins’ appointment marks a welcome return to Cookson Electronics. Prior to rejoining Cookson, he was the President of Isola Asia Pacific. Mr Haskins’ distinguished career marks over two decades of electronics industry expertise that has included a broad range of executive positions in sales, marketing and general management at Cookson Electronics’ Alpha, Enthone and Polyclad businesses.
Mr Haskins was with Polyclad Laminates from 1996 to 2006. In 2002, he was promoted to Vice President and Managing Director, Polyclad Asia which also included the sales and service of Enthone PWB chemistry. During his tenure, annual sales increased more than 36 percent. In 2006, with the purchase of Polyclad by Isola Group S.A.R.L, Mr Haskins became President of Isola Asia Pacific.
Mr Haskins’ PWB laminate and chemistry expertise is further strengthened by his knowledge of assembly materials. From 1988 to 1995, he began his electronics industry career with Alpha. While at Alpha, Mr Haskins held various positions in sales and marketing for the company in the USA, UK and France. In 1995, Mr Haskins was appointed Director of Sales and Marketing for Alpha-Fry France S.A. (Paris) where he was responsible for growing the market share and profitability of the company’s soldering materials business.
Mr Haskins reports directly to Steven Corbett, CEO, Cookson Electronics and is a member of Enthone’s global executive management team. Corbett states, “Bob has over twenty years experience in the electronics industry. He understands both the PWB fabrication and assembly markets. This knowledge will bring significant benefits to Enthone and our customers.”
Mr Haskins earned a Master of Science degree in Management and Business Administration from the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College. He is the former President of the American Club in Hong Kong and currently serves on the Board of Governors. Mr Haskins and his wife Meredith live in Hong Kong with their two sons, Dallas and Drew.