Joerg Strughold, Atmel
Atmel Appoints Joerg Strughold Vice President of European Sales
News Release from:
13 October 2009
Atmel has announced the appointment of Joerg Strughold as Vice President of European Sales. In his new role, Joerg will be responsible for growing sales revenue in the European region. He reports directly to Rob Valiton, vice president of the Americas & EMEA Sales and Global Sales Operations.
Joerg joins Atmel from Qimonda, the former memory division of Infineon Technologies, where he was global head of sales and marketing as well as regional president for the European region. Prior to Qimonda, Joerg led the European sales organization at Infineon during a time of significant growth in both product and solution sales. Among other leadership positions during his 15 years of international semiconductor business experience, Joerg has also served as a marketing manager at Siemens Semiconductor's Microcontroller Business Unit.
I am very pleased to join a leading solutions provider of touch technology and microcontroller-based solutions, said Joerg Strughold, vice president of European Sales of Atmel. Atmel has gained excellent momentum in the European markets with its microcontrollers, touch technologies and complementary products. I am confident we can continue building on this momentum. I aim to support the European engineering and management communities to further grow our customer's business with Atmel solutions.
We are excited to bring a very experienced industry executive to run our European sales team, said Rob Valiton, vice president of the Americas & EMEA Sales and Global Sales Operations at Atmel. Joerg brings decades of leadership, sales and management experience to our European team. We believe Joerg will successfully lead the European sales team to gain additional market share in the microcontroller and touch arenas for Atmel.