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SMIC CEO TY Chiu Re-Elected to GSA Board

25 Mar 2016

SHANGHAI, March 25, 2016 -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), China's largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, today announced that its CEO and Executive Director, Dr. TY Chiu, has been re-elected to the Board of Directors of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), a world-leading semiconductor industry association.

GSA’s board is comprised of senior executives who represent the semiconductor industry’s most active global regions.  This year, eight board positions were available for election, including two EDA/ design positions, three foundry positions, one value-chain producer position, and two test/packaging and back-end supplier positions. Each position will serve a three-year term.

"I am honored to be re-elected to the GSA Board." Dr. Chiu said, "The Chinese market is a dynamic driving force in the global semiconductor market development. As China's largest and most advanced IC foundry, SMIC has committed to a cooperative innovation strategy with our partners in the industry supply chain. We will continue to promote the development and cooperation between Chinese and global semiconductor industry chain.”

GSA President Jodi Shelton added, "China has grown into the largest market for global semiconductor products. The vigorously developing China semiconductor ecosystem is fueling the growth of the global semiconductor industry, in which SMIC is playing a significant role. We are grateful for the enormous contributions that Dr. Chiu and SMIC have made. "

As a non-profit organization with a history of more than 21 years, GSA's mission is to cultivate a more effective ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation, thus accelerating the growth and increasing the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry.


About SMIC
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC") (NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) is one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the largest and most advanced foundry in mainland China. SMIC provides integrated circuit (IC) foundry and technology services at 0.35-micron to 28-nanometer. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, SMIC has a 300mm wafer fabrication facility (fab) and a 200mm mega-fab in Shanghai; a 300mm mega-fab and a second majority owned 300mm fab under development for advance nodes in Beijing; and 200mm fabs in Tianjin and Shenzhen. SMIC also has marketing and customer service offices in the U.S., Europe, Japan, and Taiwan, and a representative office in Hong Kong. For more information, please visit

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