Dr. Sven Schneider

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Sven Schneider has been Chief Financial Officer at Infineon Technologies AG since 2019 (mandated until 30 April 2027).

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 business administration 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.

Positions within the company

Since 2019

Chief Financial Officer, responsible for Accounting & Reporting, Financial Controlling, Financial Planning, Investor Relations, Tax, Treasury, Audit, Compliance, Risk Management


Further positions at Linde AG

2019 Spokesman of the Executive Board, Chief Financial Officer and Labor Director
2017 Member of the Executive Board (CFO)
2016 Interim CFO
2011 Group Treasurer
2005 Head of Corporate Finance


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

Member of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee 

  • Covestro AG, Leverkusen, Germany (listed)

Member of the Supervisory Board

  • Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach, Austria (group mandate, not listed)

Member of the Board of Directors

  • Infineon Technologies China Co., Ltd., Shanghai, People’s Republic of China (group mandate, not listed)
  • Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific Pte., Ltd., Singapore (group mandate, not listed)
  • Infineon Technologies Americas Corp., Wilmington, Delaware, USA (group mandate, not listed)