|Expansion of the management board of ROHM Semiconductor Europe|
|ROHM appoints Mr. Christian André as new Chairman and Mr. Toshimitsu Suzuki as new President of ROHM Semiconductor Europe|
|Willich-Münchheide, Germany, May 02, 2019 – ROHM Semiconductor Europe is strengthening its management board to pursue its growth. The company appoints Mr. Toshimitsu Suzuki as President of ROHM Semiconductor Europe, effective immediately. Mr. Christian André will continue as Chairman of ROHM Semiconductor Europe.
The company would like to thank Christian André, who has been working for ROHM for 29 years and acting President for 14 years, for his dedication and great success in driving the company transformation. Mr. André will focus on the next phase of growth and strategic vision of the company to generate a long-term value to our customers and shareholders.
In the new position, Toshimitsu Suzuki will take over the full responsibility of the European business. Mr. Suzuki has worked for ROHM in Europe for over four years as Senior Sales Director. He has profound experience and deep understanding of the business. Mr. Suzuki will set new impulses for further strategic developments and the successful implementation of the company’s products in the European market.
“We are pleased that Toshimitsu Suzuki will empower the management board. He will contribute to scale up to a greater level the operational excellence”, said Christian André, Chairman of ROHM Semiconductor Europe. “The strengthening of our management board is a necessary and consistent step in order to be well-prepared for the future.”
“I’m very proud and honored to lead an organization for which I have been working passionately and look forward to contributing to even greater success,” said Toshimitsu Suzuki as new President ROHM Semiconductor Europe. “ROHM has an exceptionally talented team of people. I look forward to taking the helm on the road to an exciting future.” Mr. Suzuki continued, “I would like to thank Christian André for his tireless efforts at ROHM. Together, we will work to maximize the potential of our technology to drive the next growth of the company.”
|About ROHM Semiconductor
ROHM Semiconductor is a global company of 397,106 million yen (3,65 billion US$) revenue per March 31th, 2018 with 23,120 employees. ROHM Semiconductor develops and manufactures a very large product range from the Ultra Low Power Microcontroller, Power Management, Standard ICs, SiC Diodes, MOSFETs and Modules, Power Transistors and Diodes, LEDs to passives components such as Resistors, Tantalum Capacitors and LED display units, thermal Printheads in state-of-the-art manufacturing plants in Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, China and Europe.
LAPIS Semiconductor (former OKI Semiconductor), SiCrystal AG, Kionix are companies of ROHM Semiconductor Group.
ROHM Semiconductor Europe has its head office near Dusseldorf serving the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa). For further information please contact www.rohm.com/eu