Management

Executive Officers

Marc Zandman
Marc Zandman
Executive Chair of the Board & Chief Business Development Officer

Marc Zandman is Executive Chair of the Board of Directors, the Chief Business Development Officer, and President of Vishay Israel Ltd. Mr. Zandman has been President of Vishay Israel Ltd. since 1998 and a Director of Vishay since 2001. Mr. Zandman was Vice Chair of the Board from 2003 to June 2011, Chief Administration Officer from 2007 to June 2011, and Group Vice President of Vishay Measurements Group from 2002 to 2004. Mr. Zandman has served in various other capacities with Vishay since 1984. Mr. Zandman has served as the non- executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vishay Precision Group since the spin-off from Vishay on July 6, 2010. He is the son of the late Dr. Felix Zandman, founder and Vishay's former Executive Chairman. As Executive Chair and Chief Business Development Officer, Mr. Zandman has a breadth of knowledge concerning the Company's businesses, as well as close familiarity with the Company's Israel operations where the Company conducts significant research and development and manufacturing activities.

Joel Smejkal
Joel Smejkal
President & Chief Executive Officer

Joel Smejkal was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and elected to the Vishay Board and to the Executive Committee, effective January 1, 2023. Mr. Smejkal has held various positions of increasing responsibility since joining Vishay in 1990 including Executive Vice President - Corporate Business Development (2020 - 2022), Executive Vice President and Business Head Passive Components (2017 - 2020) and Senior Vice President Global Distribution Sales (2012 - 2016). Mr. Smejkal's experience with Vishay includes worldwide and divisional leadership roles in engineering, marketing, operations and sales. He was a product developer of 18 U.S. Patents for the Power Metal Strip® resistor technology.

Jeff Webster
Jeff Webster
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Jeff Webster was appointed Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer effective January 1, 2023. Mr. Webster has held various positions of increasing responsibility since joining Vishay in 2000 including Executive Vice President and Business Head Passive Components (2020 - 2022), Senior Vice President Global Quality (2014 - 2019), and Vice President Global Quality - Actives (2000 - 2014). Prior to joining Vishay, Mr. Webster worked for Intersil. Mr. Webster's experience includes roles in quality, operations, and R&D.

Lori Lipcaman
Lori Lipcaman
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Lori Lipcaman was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective September 1, 2011. Ms. Lipcaman had been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer in September 2008. Previously, she served as Vishay's Corporate Senior Vice President, Operations Controller, from March 1998 to September 2008. Prior to that, she served in various positions of increasing responsibility in finance and controlling since joining the Company in May 1989.

Roy Shoshani
Roy Shoshani
Executive Vice President - Chief Technical Officer

Roy Shoshani was appointed Executive Vice President - Chief Technical Officer effective January 1, 2023. Mr. Shoshani has held various positions of increasing responsibility since joining Vishay in 2004, including Deputy to the Chief Technical Officer (2021-2022), Vice President Integrated Circuits Division (2009-2022), and Vice President R&D – Semiconductors (2019-2021). Prior to joining Vishay, Mr. Shoshani worked for Harmonic. Mr. Shoshani’s experience with Vishay includes divisional leadership roles in R&D, marketing, business development and operations.

Peter Henrici
Peter Henrici
Executive Vice President - Corporate Development

Peter Henrici was appointed Executive Vice President - Corporate Development effective January 1, 2023. Mr. Henrici will continue to serve as the Corporate Secretary. Mr. Henrici has held various positions in marketing communications, investor relations, and corporate treasury departments since joining Vishay in 1998. Mr. Henrici has been responsible for corporate communications since 2005 and he was appointed Corporate Secretary in 2012.

O'Sullivan
Michael O'Sullivan
Executive Vice President - Chief Administrative and Legal Officer
Michael O'Sullivan was appointed Executive Vice President - Chief Administrative and Legal Officer effective January 1, 2024. Mr. O'Sullivan has served as Corporate General Counsel since joining Vishay in August 2012. In July 2016, Mr. O'Sullivan was appointed Regional Country Manager - The Americas. Prior to joining Vishay, Mr.O'Sullivan worked as an in-house corporate attorney for a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., and in private practice at DLA Piper.

Corporate Officers

Bart Cassidy
Bart Cassidy
Senior Vice President – Tax

Bart Cassidy was appointed Senior Vice President Corporate tax in 2011. Mr. Cassidy has held various positions of increasing responsibility within the Vishay tax department since joining Vishay as Tax Manager in July 1990. Prior to joining Vishay, Mr. Cassidy was a tax professional in public accounting. Mr. Cassidy is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania.

David McConnell
David McConnell
Senior Vice President – Corporate Treasurer and Risk Management

David McConnell has been Senior Vice President- Corporate Treasurer and Risk Management since January 2016. Mr. McConnell has held various positions of increasing responsibility within Vishay including Vice President - Corporate Treasurer (2011-2015) and Vice President Financial Analysis and Cash management (2008 – 2011). Mr. McConnell’s experience includes numerous roles in corporate, regional and divisional accounting. Prior to joining Vishay in 1992, Mr. McConnell worked at Ernst & Young LLP serving large, multi-national clients in various industries. Mr. McConnell is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania.

Geoff Taylor
Geoff Taylor
Senior Vice President – Quality

Geoff Taylor was appointed Senior Vice President of Quality effective January 1, 2020. Mr. Taylor has held various positions of increasing responsibility before joining Vishay in 2019 including Vice President and CQO Quality leadership for multiple automotive tier 1’s - Delphi Technologies, Panasonic Automotive, Leviton, A123, ZF TRW. Prior to this Mr. Taylor worked for Ford/Visteon with roles in R&D, design, operations, and business leadership globally.

David Tomlinson
David Tomlinson
Senior Vice President – Corporate Controller

David Tomlinson has been Senior Vice President- Corporate Controller since November 2009. Mr. Tomlinson has held various positions of increasing responsibility since joining Vishay in 2003, including Vice President - Assistant Corporate Controller (2005-2009) and Director of Financial Reporting for both Vishay and its then-majority-owned subsidiary Siliconix incorporated. Prior to joining Vishay, Mr. Tomlinson was an audit manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP serving large, multi-national clients in various industries. Mr. Tomlinson is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania.