Arnaud de Weert joins Infineon Supervisory Board
Neubiberg, Germany – 2 February 2009 – Based on the decision made by the Local Court in Munich, Arnaud de Weert has been appointed as a new member of the Infineon Technologies AG Supervisory Board, effective 1 February this year. De Weert follows Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, who resigned from this office, officially as of 31 January 2009.
Arnaud de Weert (45) has been president of Novelis Europa in Zurich since 1 May 2006. The world leader in aluminum rolling supplies international customers in the automotive, building, packaging, transport and printing industries. Prior to this, de Weert was, among other things, employed in different managerial positions at General Electric in England, Spain and the Netherlands for nine years. The Infineon Technologies AG Supervisory Board will profit from this solid base of international experience.
Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg, Germany, offers semiconductor and system solutions addressing three central challenges to modern society: energy efficiency, communications, and security. In the 2008 fiscal year (ending September), the company reported sales of Euro 4.3 billion with approximately 29,100 employees worldwide. 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).