Infineon Donates Euro 100,000 for People Starving in East Africa
Neubiberg, Germany – July 29, 2011 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) donates Euro 100,000 for the people starving in East Africa. The donation will go to the people in support of the initiative of Germany’s Relief Coalition “Aktion Deutschland Hilft”. It will be used to supply water, provide food and improve the provision of emergency medical aid.
“In the face of drought and famine, there is a call to help the people in East Africa to overcome the extremely difficult situation. We, Infineon, want to do our bit,” said Peter Bauer, CEO of Infineon Technologies AG.
Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg, Germany, offers semiconductor and system solutions addressing three central challenges to modern society: energy efficiency, mobility, and security. In the 2010 fiscal year (ending September 30), the company reported sales of Euro 3.295 billion with approximately 26,650¹ 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 (ticker symbol: IFX) and in the USA on the over-the-counter market OTCQX International Premier (ticker symbol: IFNNY). Further information is available at www.infineon.com.
¹ Mentioned number of employees contains about 3,075 employees of the wireless mobile phone business (Wireless Solutions), which was sold to Intel Corporation.