MeitY to hire CEO, CTO, CFO for India Semiconductor Mission: Official

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) will hire top officials to fill various positions like CEO, CTO and CFO among others for ‘India Semiconductor Mission’ as it looks to build electronic chip and display ecosystem in the country, according to a MeitY official.

The Union Cabinet in December approved Semiconductor India programme with a total outlay of Rs 76,000 crore for the development of semiconductor and display manufacturing ecosystem in the country.

According to details shared by the MeitY official, the ministry is looking for a person with over 25 years of experience in the semiconductor industry and more than 10 years of experience at global level to serve as chief executive officer (CEO) of India Semiconductor Mission (ISM). The applicant for CEO position should have served in a leadership position earlier at least at the position of vice-president. The CEO will head the mission.

The business division of ISM will be run by a professional management including an additional chief executive officer, chief technology officer (CTO), chief strategy officer (CSO), chief financial officer (CFO), chief business development officer (CBDO), etc. These all shall be assisted by domain experts from the industry.

MeitY is looking for a person with over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry with minimum 10 years of global experience and at least 10 years experience in consulting in the semiconductor segment and related areas of electronics manufacturing for the position of chief technology officer.

The CTO should have served at least at the position of vice-president or as CTO, CSO or chief operating officer, as per the details.

The selection will be done through a search-cum-selection committee headed by the MeitY Secretary.

The window for application is open till February 20.

Source: Press Trust of India

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