In the recently held Annual General Meeting of Infineon Technologies AG, it has been decided that Dr. Rutger Wijburg will join the Management Board of the company as new Chief Operations Officer (COO) on April 01, 2022.
Wijburg joined Infineon in 2018. As Managing Director of Infineon Dresden, he was responsible for the successful ramp-up of highly automated 300-millimeter production. After taking over as Head of Frontend in the beginning of 2021, Wijburg has focused on expanding wide bandgap capacities and was instrumental in establishing the concept of the 300-millimeter ‘One Virtual Fab’ cluster.
Commenting on his promotion, Dr. Wolfgang Eder, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Infineon, said, “We are very pleased that Rutger Wijburg, an internationally experienced industry expert with intimate knowledge of both semiconductor manufacturing and the silicon foundry world is joining the Management Board team.”