Infineon Named Outstanding EMEA Semiconductor Company by Global Semiconductor Alliance
Munich, Germany – December 12, 2014 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) today announced that the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) named Infineon as the 2014 Outstanding EMEA Semiconductor Company. The award recognizes a semiconductor company headquartered in the region Europe/Middle East/Africa that clearly demonstrates the most strength when measuring products, vision, leadership and success in the marketplace.
Infineon received the prestigious award at the Annual GSA Award Dinner in Santa Clara, CA on December 11. The company was nominated and then selected for the Award by the EMEA Leadership Council of GSA.
“Receiving the GSA’s Annual Award is a true honor in that it represents the opinion of the collective semiconductor ecosystem, including industry suppliers and competitors. It’s a vote of confidence to our strategic approach: From product thinking to system understanding,” said Arunjai Mittal, Member of the Board of Infineon. “Our success is the result of commitment and hard work by every employee of Infineon. We are very proud to recognize the contributions of our global team in earning the respect of our peers embodied in this award.”
The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation. It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions. Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration, the Alliance identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence. Members include companies throughout the supply chain representing 30 countries across the globe. www.gsaglobal.org
Infineon Technologies AG offers semiconductor and system solutions addressing three central challenges to modern society: energy efficiency, mobility, and security. In the 2014 fiscal year (ending September 30), the company reported sales of Euro 4.3 billion with around 29,800 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).
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