Dr. Reinhard Ploss
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Reinhard Ploss has been a member of the Management Board of Infineon Technologies AG since 2007 (mandated until 31 December 2022). He has been CEO since October 1, 2012.
Reinhard Ploss was born in 1955 in Bamberg. He studied process engineering at the Technical University of Munich and received his doctorate in 1990. He began his career at Infineon in 1986 (Siemens AG until 1999).
Dr. Helmut Gassel
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
Helmut Gassel has been a member of the Management Board and Chief Marketing Officer of Infineon Technologies AG since 2016 (mandated until 30 June 2024).
He is responsible for Sales & Marketing, Regions, Strategy Development, Mergers & Acquisitions and Intellectual Property.
Helmut Gassel was born in 1964 in Dortmund, Germany. He holds a Diploma in Physics from the Ruhr-University in Bochum, Germany. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University Duisburg, Germany. He joined Infineon (Siemens AG until 1999) in 1995.
Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Jochen Hanebeck has been a member of the Management Board of Infineon Technologies AG and Chief Operations Officer since 2016 (mandated until 30 June 2024).
He is responsible for Operations including Manufacturing, Logistics, Quality, Customs and Purchasing.
Jochen Hanebeck was born in 1968 in Dortmund. He received a degree in electrical engineering from RWTH Aachen University. He has been with Infineon since 1994 (Siemens AG until 1999).
Dr. Sven Schneider
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Sven Schneider has been Chief Financial Officer at Infineon Technologies AG since 2019 (mandated until 30 April 2022).
Sven Schneider was born in 1966 in Berlin. After completing a banking apprenticeship, he studied business administration (Diplom-Kaufmann) at the Universities of Regensburg, Nantes (France) and Trier. Subsequently, he received his doctorate in political science from the University of Trier.
In 1995, he began his professional career at Linde AG in the finance department. From 2000 to 2019, he has held leading positions at Linde, most recently as Spokesman of the Executive Board, Chief Financial Officer and Labor Director.