Richard Otte | President & CEO

Richard Otte | President & CEO

Dick has more than 50 years of technical and executive electronics manufacturing experience. Named CEO of Promex Industries Inc. in 1995, he provides the vision and leadership that result in unique engineering solutions for which Promex is well known. Dick’s business acumen, as demonstrated by the acquisition of Quik-Pak in 2014, has ensured Promex continues its history of profitability and steady growth. In addition to being an active member of IEEE, IMAPS and OSA, Dick is involved in numerous industry roadmap activities with the IPC, iNEMI and the ITRS Assembly and Packaging Subcommittee. He also chairs the PSMC Assembly and Test Working Group of the Photonics Systems Manufacturing Consortium (PSMC). Previously, he was general manager of Kaptron, president of Advanced Packaging Systems, and held executive and engineering positions at Raychem. Dick earned his MBA from Harvard University and BSEE and MSEE degrees from MIT.

Michael Lopez - Chief Operating Officer

Michael Lopez | Chief Operating Officer

Michael is responsible for growing Promex while maintaining its reputation for providing unsurpassed customer and employee satisfaction. Previously, he served as COO of Tria Beauty Inc., PneumRX Inc. and Oraya Therapeutics, giving him first-hand experience with the production of Class II and Class III medical devices. Michael holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the US Naval Academy, an MBA from the University of Rhode Island, an MS in Manufacturing Engineering from Boston University and a Doctor of Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University. He began his career in the US Navy’s nuclear-powered submarine force.

CTO Annette Teng

Annette Teng | Chief Technical Officer

As CTO, Annette leads a team of engineers and technicians responsible for the design, development and production of IC prototypes that require unique packaging and interconnect solutions. In her four years at Promex, she has become particularly adept at developing processes and packages for complex medical, imaging and LED products. This year Annette co-chaired a panel on advanced packaging technologies at SEMICON West and was published in the 2017 METPEC Winter Report. Prior to joining Promex, she was the vice chairperson of IEEE-CPMT, assembly process manager at Silanna Semiconductor, and engineer & program manager at CORWIL. Annette holds a PhD in Materials Engineering from the University of Virginia and a BA in Chemistry from Sweet Briar College.

Max Nguyen | Vice President of Operations

Max Nguyen’s background spans more than 30 years in the tech industry. An APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), he joined Promex in 2016 and was promoted to VP of operations from Director of Operations. His prior experience includes management positions with a number of prominent tech firms. Most recently, he was program manager and project engineer for REMEC Broadband Wireless Networks. Prior to this, he was Director of Supplier Chain and Quality for BridgeWave Communications.  Nguyen studied biology at UC Irvine and holds degrees in electronics engineering technology and automated manufacturing technology from ITT Technical Institute.

Yvonne Esquer | Vice President Administration

Yvonne Esquer | Vice President Administration

In her 18 years at Promex, Yvonne supported the company as it grew from a handful of engineers and technicians to more than 100 employees at facilities in Silicon Valley and San Diego. In addition to liaising with the various departments at both locations, Yvonne provides Promex and Quik-Pak with all essential human resource functions, monitors compliance with governmental, environmental, health, and safety regulations, and coordinates corporate activities. Yvonne attended the University of San Francisco.

Rosie Medina | Director Sales & Marketing

Rosie Medina | Director Sales & Marketing

Rosie has close to 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry serving commercial, medical, and mil-aero customers. She is responsible for supporting the rapid growth of Promex and its Quik-Pak Division by managing business development, sales, marketing and customer support. Rosie also works closely with executive management on strategic engineering and manufacturing initiatives designed to fast track new medical and bioscience products from prototype to volume production. After attending Evergreen Valley College, Rosie launched a career in customer service at Norsk. She later joined CORWIL Technology where she held various sales and customer support positions before being named director of medical technology business development.