Susan Cadel joined Semico Research Corp. as Account & Business Development Executive in 2006. She brings with her a wealth of experience in strategic analysis, new business development, market assessment, sales and profit growth, business planning, marketing services, and business intelligence. She has operational experience in many industries including semiconductors, materials, flat panel displays, life sciences, ophthalmic, and consumer businesses.

Prior to joining Semico, Ms. Cadel worked for Corning Inc. for 17 years in a variety of both line and staff leadership roles. She founded Élan Solutions, a business strategy consulting practice. She also worked for Bristol Myers Squibb and as a Senior Consultant for the Satori Group.

Ms. Cadel remains active in SEMI (Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International), a global trade association that represents the semiconductor and flat panel display equipment and materials industry. She was between 2005 and 2007 Chairperson of the executive Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) for SEMI. She has been a guest lecturer at Duke University, The Fuqua School of Business, the University of Buffalo School of Management MBA program, American Marketing Association, Sales & Marketing Executives, and at several corporations.

Ms. Cadel has an MBA from Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, a BA in production management and a second BA in marketing, both from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is also a member of IEEE and SCIP (Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals). She has held many board leadership roles with not-for-profit organizations.

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