Infineon appoints Dr. Marco Schröter as CFO and Labor Director
Neubiberg, Germany – December 21, 2007 – The Supervisory Board of Infineon Technologies AG appointed Dr. Marco Schröter (44) as Chief Financial Officer and Labor Director, at today’s meeting of the Supervisory Board. Presumably early April 2008, Schröter will succeed Peter J. Fischl (61), who will retire.
Dr. Marco Schröter’s most recent post was that of Chief Financial Officer at Schenker AG, Essen, where he was responsible for accounting/finance, internal control, risk management and purchasing. Previously, from 1994 to 2002, he worked in various managerial capacities for Stinnes AG, Mülheim. After the Bottrop-born executive graduated in business administration from the University of Münster, he worked as scientific assistant at Saarland University, where he received a doctoral degree in 1994.
Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg, Germany, offers semiconductor and system solutions addressing three central challenges to modern society: energy efficiency, communications, and security. In the 2007 fiscal year (ending September), the company reported sales of Euro 7.7 billion (including Qimonda sales of Euro 3.6 billion) with approximately 43,000 employees worldwide (including approximately 13,500 Qimonda employees). With a global presence, Infineon operates through its subsidiaries in the U.S. from Milpitas, CA, in the Asia-Pacific region from Singapore, and in Japan from Tokyo. Infineon is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX).