Infineon Technologies announces new Corporate Software Group

Nov 9, 2004 | Technology Media

Munich, Germany – November 9, 2004 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE/NYSE: IFX) today announced the setting up of the Corporate Software (CS) Group in Bangalore, India. The Corporate Software Group will play a critical role in positioning Infineon as a supplier of high quality and reliable software solutions for semiconductors. The Group will be responsible for software strategy, execution and ensuring all global governance functions such as quality assurance and quality standards, internal Infineon software processes, the selection and support of partners and the software portfolio.

The Corporate Software Group will supply leading edge software competency in the domains of wireless communications (handset and infrastructure), wireline communications and automotive & industry and is currently engaged in developing low level drivers, building of protocols, applications and integration of these with hardware, firmware and device drivers to enable the company to deliver complete reference designs.

Infineon has appointed Mr. Santanagopalan Surya as Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Software (CS) of Infineon Technologies AG, Munich, Germany and Managing Director of Infineon Technologies India Private Limited. Thomas Simonis, also Managing Director of Infineon India will oversee the business operations.

Prior to joining Infineon Technologies, was Surya Managing Director at Motorola Malaysia. His primary responsibility was setting up of a software division for Motorola in Malaysia. In addition, Surya was responsible for Motorola’s software operations in ten countries spanning four continents.

About Infineon

Infineon Technologies AG, Munich, Germany, offers semiconductor and system solutions for the automotive and industrial sectors, for applications in the wired communications markets, secure mobile solutions as well as memory products. With a global presence, Infineon operates in the US from San Jose, CA, in the Asia-Pacific region from Singapore and in Japan from Tokyo. In fiscal year 2004 (ending September), the company achieved sales of Euro 7.19 billion with about 35,600 employees worldwide. Infineon is listed on the DAX index of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX). Further information is available at www.infineon.com.

Information Number

INFXX200411.016

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