Infineon Names LeFort as North America President

June 18, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

Infineon Technologies AG (Munich, Germany) announced the appointment of Robert LeFort as President of Infineon Technologies North America Corp. LeFort, who joined Infineon in 2000, will be responsible for the North American headquarters business activities, serving key customers throughout the region. LeFort succeeds Jan du Preez, who left the company to pursue other career opportunities.

"Mr. LeFort's leadership of our automotive and industrial business helped to secure growth with key North American electronic systems suppliers, and contributed to a worldwide increase in market share for Infineon in this business sector," said Infineon Technologies President and CEO Ulrich Schumacher. "It is a pleasure to be able to call on a skilled executive from within the US company to take on a broader leadership role."