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 on December 8, 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).

Positions within the company

Since 2012

Chief Executive Officer, responsible for Divisions, Group Strategy, Communications & Government Relations, Human Resources (Labor Director), Legal, Research & Development

Since 2007 Member of the Management Board
2005 Head of Development and Manufacturing as well as Operational Management in the Automotive, Industrial & Multimarket Segment
2000 President of the Automotive, Industrial & Multimarket Business Group
1999 Head of the Industrial Power Business Unit as well as President of eupec GmbH Co. KG, a subsidiary of Infineon
1996 Head of the Power Semiconductor Business Unit, focusing on development and manufacturing
1993 Head of Technology in the Villach chip manufacturing plant (Austria)
1986 Process engineer for chip manufacturing in Munich


Membership of Supervisory Boards and governing bodies of domestic and foreign companies

Member of the Supervisory Board

  • Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach, Austria (Chairman) (group mandate, not listed)
  • Futurium gGmbH, Berlin, Deutschland

Member of the Board of Directors

  • Infineon Technologies Americas Corp., Wilmington, Delaware, USA (group mandate, not listed)