Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart took over as CEO of Infineon Technologies AG on September 1. Accordingly, Max Dietrich Kley, who held the position temporarily for the semiconductor manufacturer, will immediately reassume the role he left in the interim as Infineon Supervisory Board Chairman.
After completing a degree in engineering and his doctorate in Munich, Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart began his professional career in 1977 at automobile manufacturer BMW. There he held a number of different positions, he became responsible for the development of electronics and was appointed to the Management Board in 1999. In 2000, Dr. Ziebart moved to Continental AG, the automotive supplier, to head the Automotive Systems Division in Hanover which focused on automotive electronics and electronic brake systems. One year later, he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board at Continental AG.