Executive Vice President and General Manager, Automotive Embedded Systems

Henri Ardevol

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Henri Ardevol is executive vice president and general manager of Automotive Embedded Systems at NXP Semiconductors. In this role, he is responsible for leading NXP’s system offering for the automotive industry.

Henri has more than 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to being appointed to his current role in 2018, he served as NXP’s head of corporate strategy with a major impact on the company’s direction and a primary role in shaping and executing transformational moves such as the NXP-Freescale merger.

Henri started his career with NXP in sales where he held different leadership positions across Europe, the United States and Asia. As a general manager for embedded secure solutions, he then led the creation of the NFC ecosystem and mobile transactions business as well as the global expansion of the company’s contactless smartcard business to reach true leadership in secure transactions.


Henri studied telecommunications engineering at the Barcelona Polytechnic University as well as a PMD at IESE.