ROHM appoints Andreas Thamm as new Deputy Director of the European Technical Center
Willich-Münchheide, Germany, December 03, 2019 – As of September 1st, 2019, ROHM Semiconductor appointed Mr. Andreas Thamm as new Deputy Director of the European Technical Center (EUTC). Andreas Thamm has more than 20 years of experience in high-tech companies, where he held various positions in engineering and management.

The European Technical Center provides customer support excellence through specialized FAEs that assist customers from product selection, to response on technical questions, to system-level design support. “It is a critical interface between customer requirements and product development in Japan," comments Toshimitsu Suzuki, President ROHM Semiconductor Europe. "The appointment of Andreas Thamm underlines the importance of the European market for ROHM. His expertise in industrial automation and his international experience in segment marketing will certainly help to focus on the products of our local customers and to pass on the needs of the industry to our engineering departments in order to emphasize products for the European market.”

“ROHM Semiconductor is a technology leader in power management applications for growth markets such as Industry 4.0, Smart Home or ADAS and supports its customers in successfully achieving their development goals,” says Andreas Thamm. “I see great growth potential in the industrial sector in Europe. My mission is to contribute to this growth by further expanding the EUTC's system and application-oriented customer service.”

Andreas Thamm holds a degree as graduate engineer in electrical engineering from Leibniz Universität Hannover. He began his career in 1996 at Nokia followed by different positions at European and global companies like Wipro Technologies and Renesas Electronics.
About ROHM Semiconductor

ROHM Semiconductor is a global company of 398,989 million yen (3,652 billion US$) revenue per March 31th, 2019 with 22,899 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 GmbH, 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).
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