Daniela Pinczolits is new head of Quality Management in the Villach production
VILLACH, 8 April 2020 – Daniela Pinczolits (48) took over the leadership of Quality Management Frontend at the Villach site of Infineon Technologies Austria AG at the beginning of April.
Ms. Pinczolits holds a university degree in chemistry and started her career at Infineon production site in Villach in the single process department in the year 2001. After several years of work abroad in Kulim (Malaysia), she joined the unit for process stability and statistical process control in Villach; in 2015 she took over the management of this unit.
In her new management role, Ms. Pinczolits succeeds Benjamin Prodinger, who held the position of head of Quality Management since 2018 and is now retiring after thirty years of employment with Infineon. With Daniela Pinczolits taking over, the links between the areas of product stability and quality management will become closer.
Thomas Reisinger, COO of Infineon Technologies Austria AG: “I am very happy to have an expert in Daniela Pinczolits taking over who has profound process experience and leadership skills. As a factory of innovation within the Infineon Group, we develop the technologies of tomorrow and produce high-volume units for various markets. Stable production and continuous quality improvement of processes, systems, and products are the key drivers for the global technological leadership of Infineon.”
Daniela Pinczolits: “Our proactive quality management system is conducive to the operative excellence of Infineon and ensures that we meet customer requirements as also the strict standards that apply in the automotive and medical engineering industries, for example. I intend to use the opportunities offered by Industry 4.0, such as efficient data networking and data analysis, for further improvement and thus to implement innovation at a higher pace and quality.”
About Infineon Austria
Infineon Technologies Austria AG is a group subsidiary of Infineon Technologies AG, a world-leading provider of semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer and greener. Microelectronics from Infineon reduce the energy consumption of consumer electronics, domestic appliances and industrial facilities. They make a major contribution to the convenience, security and sustainability of vehicles, and enable secure transactions in the Internet of Things.
Besides Germany, Infineon Austria is the only subsidiary within the group that pools competencies for research and development, production as well as global business responsibility. The head office is in Villach, with further branches in Graz, Klagenfurt, Linz and Vienna. With 4,609 employees from around 68 countries (including 1,977 in research and development), in the financial year 2019 (ending in September) the company achieved a turnover of € 3.1 billion. An R&D expense rate of €525 million makes Infineon Austria one of the strongest industrial research companies in Austria.
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