Infineon Technologies North America Appoints Semiconductor Veteran Gerry Duggan to CEO and President
Mr. Duggan will become CEO and President of Infineon North America effective on September 25, 2006.
“Gerry brings a wealth of industry experience to Infineon with a strong focus on markets and customers,” said Ziebart. “I am confident that his strong semiconductor network will help strengthen Infineon’s presence in the North American market – and to continue driving satisfaction with our existing and new customers.”
Mr. Duggan comes to Infineon from Future Electronics where he was President and Chief Operating Officer until earlier this year. He spent over 20 years at Future where he held several executive leadership positions including Executive Vice President of World-wide Product Marketing, Executive Vice President of North America Sales and Vice President of Sales. Prior to joining Future, Mr. Duggan held a number of management positions in the Canadian communications RF industry.
“I am excited to be joining Infineon at such an important point in its corporate evolution,” said Mr. Duggan. “With the recent strategic realignment, I am looking forward to leading the team to strengthen its core businesses, working closely with Infineon’s CEO and Management Board. This new focus will help us build a stronger presence in the North American marketplace.”