Kay Laudien to Leave Infineon at the End of Fiscal Year 2014
Neubiberg, Germany – July 9, 2014 – Kay Laudien, Senior Director Media Relations, will be leaving Infineon Technologies AG as of September 30, 2014. Laudien has been in charge of the DAX company's press office since November 2008, with worldwide responsibility for media presentation of all corporate, finance and business topics, as well as for industry press. Laudien and the company are parting ways amicably and in mutual agreement.
“I'd like to thank Mr. Laudien for his tireless efforts on behalf of Infineon in recent years. He has contributed significantly to the considerable reputation Infineon enjoys today. Furthermore, he has succeeded in conveying the complex nature of our industry in a highly transparent manner,” says Reinhard Ploss, CEO of Infineon Technologies AG. “I personally thank him for his professional support during the transition from Peter Bauer to my tenure as CEO.”
Among other things, Kay Laudien oversaw and realized the worldwide media activities surrounding the sale of Infineon’s wireline communications business to Golden Gate Capital and the sale of the mobile communications business to Intel. He also directed and realized the presentation of the company's subsequent strategic reorientation. Laudien has prepared and guided all Management Board and top management media interviews and was additionally responsible for conceptualization and realization of the press strategy in the course of Corporate Communications activities.
Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg, Germany, offers semiconductor and system solutions addressing three central challenges to modern society: energy efficiency, mobility, and security. In the 2013 fiscal year (ending September 30), the Company reported sales of Euro 3.84 billion with around 26,700 employees worldwide. 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