December 07, 2017 – TDK Corporation announces that effective January 09, 2018 Guenter Weinberger has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TDK-Micronas GmbH.
“We are very happy to welcome Mr. Weinberger to the TDK Group. His experience within the industry and his management skills will be a strong support for TDK-Micronas and the Magnetic Sensor business of TDK”, says Noboru Saito, head of TDK’s sensor business.
Mr. Weinberger has gained more than 25 years of experience within the semiconductor industry. He started his professional career at Siemens Semiconductors, later Infineon Technologies, after graduation as an MS EE (Master of Science in Electrical Engineering).
At Siemens Semiconductor Group and Infineon Technologies he held a number of general management positions. From 1999 onwards, he was responsible worldwide for Infineon’s wireless business.
From 2002 thru 2008 Guenter Weinberger was President and CEO of Sandbridge Technologies, Inc., a US start-up company providing multimode wireless solutions to major handset manufacturers. In 2009 Guenter Weinberger joined Solar-Fabrik AG, a German PV module manufacturer, as CEO.
“I am very much looking forward to my future role as CEO of TDK-Micronas GmbH and I am confident to provide major contributions to the future growth of TDK’s sensor business”, says Guenter Weinberger.
About TDK Corporation
TDK Corporation is a leading electronics company based in Tokyo, Japan. It was established in 1935 to commercialize ferrite, a key material in electronic and magnetic products. TDK's portfolio includes passive components, such as ceramic, aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors, ferrites and inductors, high-frequency products, and piezo and protection components, as well as sensors and sensor systems and power supplies. These products are marketed under the product brands TDK, EPCOS, InvenSense, Micronas, Tronics and TDK-Lambda. TDK's further main product groups include magnetic application products, energy devices, and flash memory application devices. TDK focuses on demanding markets in the areas of information and communication technology and automotive, industrial and consumer electronics. The company has a network of design and manufacturing locations and sales offices in Asia, Europe, and in North and South America. In fiscal 2017, TDK posted total sales of USD 10.5 billion and employed about 100,000 people worldwide.
TDK-Micronas, a TDK group company, is the most preferred partner for sensing and control. TDKMicronas serves all major automotive electronics customers worldwide, many of them in long-term partnerships for lasting success. Operational headquarters are based in Freiburg (Germany). Currently, the TDK-Micronas Group employs around 900 persons. For more information about TDKMicronas and its products, please visit www.micronas.com.
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TDK Corporation announces that effective January 09, 2018 Guenter Weinberger has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TDK-Micronas GmbH.