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X-FAB appoints veteran fabless executive as new co-CEO

11 February 2011 | By Mark Osborne | Going Places

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Rudi De WinterX-FAB Silicon Foundries is expanding its management team with the appointment of Rudi De Winter as co-CEO, whom will work closely with the current CEO, Hans-Juergen Straub. De Winter’s key role will be to accelerate the company’s growth as the leading ‘More than Moore’ foundry.

Hans-Juergen Straub commented: “I am very delighted to welcome Rudi De Winter to our team. X-FAB as an international pure-play foundry group is set to continue on its growth path, aiming to further expand revenues and strengthen its position as the leading ‘More than Moore’ foundry. The appointment of Rudi De Winter will greatly contribute to achieving these goals.”

Rudi De Winter began his career as a development engineer in the semiconductor industry 25 years ago, served the last 14 years as CEO and co-CEO of Melexis, the largest fabless automotive semiconductor company.

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