Kurt Sievers was elected president and chief executive officer during the company’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in May 2020, after a successful track record as the president of NXP, overseeing all the company’s business lines, since 2018.
Kurt joined NXP in 1995, progressing through a series of sales and marketing, product definition and development, strategy and general management leadership positions across a broad number of market segments.
He has been a member of NXP’s executive management team since 2009, where he has been instrumental in the definition and implementation of the NXP high-performance mixed signal strategy. In 2015, Kurt was influential in the merger of NXP and Freescale Semiconductor, which resulted in creating one of the leading semiconductor companies and a leader in automotive semiconductors.
Kurt earned a Master of Science degree in physics and information technology from Augsburg University, Germany.
Executive Director, NXP Semiconductors N.V.
Member, Board of the German National Electrical and Electronics Industry Association (ZVEI)
Chair, Advisory Board of the International Trade Fair Electronica
Member, Board of AENEAS, an industry association promoting RD&I to strengthen EU competitiveness
Member, Board of Asia-Pacific-Committee of German Business (APA)
Member, Board of the German Asia-Pacific Business Association (OAV)
Kurt is passionate about mountain sports, travelling deserts, digital photography and Land Rovers. He enjoys spending time with his family, mediterranean food and wine.
German, English, French