Wijburg, Urschitz extend Infineon contracts

15th May 2024
Mick Elliott

Infineon Technologies Management Board members Dr. Rutger Wijburg and Andreas Urschitz have had their contracts with the company extended.

Wijburg, the company’s Chief Operating Officer has had his contract extended by one year to 31 March 2026. Chief Marketing Officer Urschitz (pictured) has had his contract extended for a period of five years, until 31 May 2030.

The current contract of Andreas Urschitz expires at the end of May 2025. Rutger Wijburg's contract would otherwise have expired in March 2025.

"Andreas Urschitz and Rutger Wijburg have played a decisive role in charting a course of profitable growth for Infineon. We are pleased that they will both continue as members of the Infineon Management Board in the upcoming years," says Dr. Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Infineon Technologies AG.

He adds that the Supervisory Board particularly respects the personal decision by Rutger Wijburg to extend his contract only until March 2026.

Andreas Urschitz has been a member of the Management Board since 2022, prior to which he was President of the Infineon Power & Sensor Systems (PSS) Division.

Rutger Wijburg has been a member of the Management Board and Infineon's Chief Operations Officer since 2022; he was previously Head of Frontend as well as Managing Director at Infineon Dresden.

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