Appoints Lena Olving, Jasmin Staiblin and Karl-Henrik
Sundström to its Board
All AGM agenda items, including the Share
Repurchase Authorization, adopted
June 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:
NXPI) today announced the results of its Annual General Meeting of
Shareholders (“AGM”), held on June 17, 2019 in
new non-executive directors – Ms. Lena Olving, Ms.
Jasmin Staiblin and Mr. Karl-Henrik Sundström, have been
appointed. In addition to the new appointments, six current non-executive
directors, Sir Peter Bonfield,
Kenneth A. Goldman, Mr. Josef Kaeser, Mr.
Peter Smitham, Ms. Julie Southern, Mr.
Gregory L. Summe, as well as CEO Mr.
Richard L. Clemmer have been re-appointed. With these
appointments, 30 percent of the non-executive director seats on the board are
held by women. Also, all other management proposals, including the Omnibus
Plan and the Share Repurchase Authorization, were adopted by the AGM.
The voting results of the AGM are detailed here:
Lena Olving (1956,
as President and CEO of Mycronic AB (listed on NASDAQ OMX
Stockholm, Mid Cap), a Swedish high-tech company engaged in development,
manufacturing and marketing of production equipment to the electronics
industry between 2013 and 2019. Before joining Mycronic, Ms.
Olving worked at Saab AB, a defense and security company, where
she began as EVP and Chairman of Business Area Systems and Products in 2008
and continued as Deputy CEO and COO in January 2010. Her
earlier career also includes various positions within
Volvo Car Corporation, in total 25 years, of which five years as
President of Volvo Cars Asia Pacific and seven years in the executive
Jasmin Staiblin (1970, German) served between 2013 and 2018
as CEO of Alpiq, a leading Swiss energy services provider and
power producer in
successfully led the company through a major transformation in a
fundamentally changing energy market. She began her career in 1997 at the
ABB Group, the Swedish-Swiss global technology company, starting
in ABB’s group research center. From 1999 to 2005 she served in various
global functions and as a member of the management team for ABB’s power
technologies division. She held the position of chief executive officer of
ABB Switzerland from 2006 to 2012. Ms. Staiblin is a board member of
Georg Fischer AG, Schaffhausen, Rolls-Royce plc,
Zurich Insurance Group Ltd. Ms. Staiblin studied physics and
electrical engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology,
the Royal Institute of Technology in
Stockholm, Sweden. She completed her studies with a degree in physics and has a Master of
Science in electrical engineering.
Karl-Henrik Sundström (1960,
appointed CEO of Stora Enso in August 2014. He
joined Stora Enso in August 2012 as CFO and member
of the group leadership team. In June 2013 he took on the
role as EVP for division Paper and Wood Products. Prior to joining
Stora Enso, Mr. Sundström held the role as CFO of
NXP Semiconductors N.V.
(2008–2012). Before that, he held several managerial positions in
Ericsson, including CFO. He is member of the board of Mölnlycke
and chairman of the tax delegation for Swedish Business and Commerce and
member of the board of the Marcus Wallenberg Foundation. Mr.
Sundström participated in an advanced management program at
Harvard Business School in 1997 and holds a degree in business
administration, finance and accounting from the
NXP also announced today the decision of its board of directors that the
company for reporting purposes will apply the U.S. domestic filer
About NXP Semiconductors
NXP Semiconductors N.V.
(NASDAQ: NXPI) enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter
world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better, and safer. As the
world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP
is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security
and privacy, and smart connected solutions markets. Built on more than 60
years of combined experience and expertise, the company has approximately
30,000 employees in more than 30 countries and posted revenue of
$9.41 billion in 2018. Find out more at
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