Ralph Driever is to be Infineon’s new Head of Corporate Communications
Neubiberg, Germany – September 22, 2008 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE/NYSE: IFX) today announced that Ralph Driever, 47, is to take over as Head of Corporate Communications at Infineon Technologies AG on October 1. Driever, who has extensive experience in strategic communications in international companies, began his career at Bertelsmann AG, where, after working in a variety of posts, he took charge of communications at the printing and publishing house Gruner + Jahr AG & Co. He later moved to strategy consultants Roland Berger, where he headed up Marketing and Corporate Communications, before joining Degussa AG as Head of Corporate Communications.
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).