Change in the Supervisory Board of Infineon Technologies Austria AG: Silvia Angelo elected as new member

Jun 24, 2021 | Business & Financial Press

VILLACH, June 24, 2021 - Infineon Technologies Austria AG welcomes a new member to its Supervisory Board. Silvia Angelo, Director of the Management Board of ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, succeeds long-time Supervisory Board member Brigitte Ederer, who resigned from the board at her own request. The succession was decided at an extraordinary general meeting on June 14, 2021.

"I am delighted to have been able to attract with Silvia Angelo a leader with extensive expertise in economic policy to the Supervisory Board of Infineon in Austria," said Dr. Reinhard Ploss, CEO of Infineon Technologies AG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Infineon Technologies Austria AG. "At the same time, I would like to thank Brigitte Ederer. She has served on the Supervisory Board since 2013 and has been instrumental in supporting Infineon Austria's successful growth path over the past years."

"Silvia Angelo brings in-depth experience from her Branch in the ÖBB Group and important content priorities such as resource-efficient mobility or applied security technologies to the company," says in Sabine Herlitschka, CEO of Infineon Technologies Austria AG.  "The Infineon Austria Management Board team is looking forward to the future cooperation."

"Infineon Austria has been setting economic success stories for years and drives the innovation landscape ahead. With the new investments in research and production, this development will receive another enormous boost," says Silvia Angelo. "It is therefore a special pleasure and recognition for me to assume responsibility on the Supervisory Board of Infineon Technologies Austria AG, a company with the strongest research rate in Austria and a pioneer of digitalization."

Silvia Angelo (51) has many years of experience at ministerial, parliamentary and social partnership level. Since 2017, she has been responsible for the Finance, Market and Services department as Director of the Board of Management of ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG. She studied economics and holds further supervisory board mandates as well as executive functions in institutions in the transport sector, for the promotion of technical education and science communication as well as the global positioning of Austrian technologies.

Further Links: 

Infineon Austria Management and Supervisory Board

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.

Infineon Austria 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 4,517 employees from around 70 countries (including 1,960 in research and development), in the financial year 2020 (ending in September) the company achieved a turnover of € 3.1 billion. With a research expenditure of 498 million euros, Infineon Austria is the strongest research company in Austria.

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