Infineon grieves for Wolfgang Mayrhuber
Munich, Germany – 03 December 2018 – Wolfgang Mayrhuber, former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Infineon Technologies AG, died last Saturday at the age of 71 after a serious illness.
“The death of Wolfgang Mayrhuber fills us at Infineon with great sorrow. Our thoughts are with his relatives. Our deepest sympathy goes to his family,” said Dr. Reinhard Ploss, CEO of Infineon. “Wolfgang Mayrhuber has had a decisive influence on the recent history of our company as Chairman of the Supervisory Board, through his personality and experience. With him, Infineon has become more successful and more international. For me personally, Wolfgang Mayrhuber has been a valuable companion for many years. We will miss his great support, his advice and his likeable style at Infineon”.
Wolfgang Mayrhuber was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Infineon Technologies AG from 2011 to February 2018. During this time, the company acquired International Rectifier, the largest acquisition in Infineon's history. He resigned as Chairman of the Supervisory Board at his own request in February 2018.
Infineon Technologies AG is a world leader in semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer and greener. Microelectronics from Infineon is the key to a better future. In the 2018 fiscal year (ending 30 September), the Company reported sales of €7.6 billion with about 40.100 employees worldwide. Infineon is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX) and in the USA on the over-the-counter market OTCQX International Premier (ticker symbol: IFNNY).
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