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AIXTRON SE: Dr. Felix Grawert Appointed as a New Member of the Executive Board / Dr. Grawert to assume his position on October 1, 2017 or earlier / Dr. Schulte and Dr. Grawert to jointly lea

AIXTRON SE / Key word(s): Change of Personnel

08-Jun-2017 / 09:33 CET/CEST
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AIXTRON SE: Dr. Felix Grawert Appointed as a New Member of the Executive Board

Dr. Grawert to assume his position on October 1, 2017 or earlier

Dr. Schulte and Dr. Grawert to jointly lead the Company

Kim Schindelhauer to resume his position as Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Herzogenrath, Germany, June 8, 2017 - AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA; OTC: AIXNY), a worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, today announced the appointment of Dr. Felix Grawert (41) as a new member of the Executive Board. Dr. Grawert will assume the position on October 1, 2017 or earlier.

Both, Dr. Schulte and Dr. Grawert will jointly share the responsibilities of the Executive Board and will execute the corporate strategy.

Kim Schindelhauer will resume the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board and will closely support the Company's strategy projects.

Dr. Grawert joins AIXTRON from Infineon Technologies which he joined in 2013, heading the product segment of High Voltage Conversion. Before that, he worked for 8 years at McKinsey & Company, managing industrial projects mainly from the high-tech and semiconductor areas. Dr. Grawert got his university degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Karlsruhe as well as a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He also holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).


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