Board of Directors

Richard Clemmer (1951, American)
Executive director, president and chief executive officer
Richard Clemmer (1951, American)
Executive director, president and chief executive officer


Mr. Clemmer became executive director, president and chief executive officer on January 1, 2009. Prior to that, from December 2007, Mr. Clemmer was a member of our supervisory board and a senior advisor of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Prior to joining NXP, he drove the turnaround and re-emergence of Agere Systems Inc., a spin-out from Lucent Technologies Inc. and a leader in semiconductors for storage, wireless data, and public and enterprise networks. He also served as Chairman of u-Nav Mic... 

Sir Peter  Bonfield (1944, British)
Non-executive director and chairman, member of the board’s nomination & compensation committee
Sir Peter  Bonfield (1944, British)
Non-executive director and chairman, member of the board’s nomination & compensation committee


Sir Peter has been appointed as a non-executive director and as the chairman of our board of directors in August 2010. Prior to that, Sir Peter was the chairman of the supervisory board of NXP B.V. from September 29, 2006. Sir Peter served as chief executive officer and chairman of the executive committee for British Telecom plc. from 1996 to 2002 and prior to that was chairman and chief executive officer of ICL plc. (now Fujitsu Services Holdings Ltd.). Sir Peter also worked in the semicondu... 

Johannes P.  Huth (1960, German)
Non-executive director and vice-chairman, member of the board’s nomination & compensation committee
Johannes P.  Huth (1960, German)
Non-executive director and vice-chairman, member of the board’s nomination & compensation committee


Mr. Huth has been appointed as a non-executive director and vice-chairman of our board of directors in August 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Huth was a member and chairman of our supervisory board and a member and vice-chairman of NXP B.V.’s supervisory board from September 29, 2006. He is currently a member of the supervisory board of Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG), chairman of WMF AG and a director of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Ltd, President of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. SAS, vice-chairman... 

Kenneth A. Goldman (1949, American)
Non-executive director, and chairman of the board’s audit committee
Kenneth A. Goldman (1949, American)
Non-executive director, and chairman of the board’s audit committee


Mr. Goldman has been appointed as a non-executive director of our board of directors effective August 6, 2010. Mr. Goldman is the chief financial officer of Yahoo!, Inc. since October 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Goldman served as the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Fortinet, Inc., from 2006 to 2012 and as senior vice president, finance and administration, and chief financial officer of Siebel Systems, Inc. from 2000 to 2006. Mr. Goldman has also served as senior vice presid... 

Dr. Marion Helmes (1965, German)
Non-executive director and member of the board’s audit committee
Dr. Marion Helmes (1965, German)
Non-executive director and member of the board’s audit committee


Dr. Helmes has been appointed as a non-executive director of our board of directors effective October 10, 2013. Dr. Helmes is chief financial officer of Celesio AG (Germany, pharmaceutical business) and, since July 2013, also speaker of the management board. Prior to joining Celesio, she was member of the board of management and CFO of Q-Cells SE (from July 2011 to ultimo 2012) and from 1997 to 2011 she held various management roles at ThyssenKrupp, including CFO at ThyssenKrupp Stainless and... 

Josef Kaeser (1957, German)
Non-executive director, and member of the board’s audit committee
Josef Kaeser (1957, German)
Non-executive director, and member of the board’s audit committee


Mr. Kaeser has been appointed as a non-executive director of our board of directors effective September 1, 2010. Mr. Kaeser is chief executive president of Siemens AG. Until August 2013, he was chief financial officer of Siemens AG and prior to this Mr. Kaeser served as chief strategy officer for Siemens AG from 2004 to 2006 and as the chief financial officer for the mobile communications group from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Kaeser has additionally held various other positions within the Siemens grou... 

Ian Loring (1966, American)
Non-executive director
Ian Loring (1966, American)
Non-executive director


Mr. Loring has been appointed a non-executive director of our board of directors in August 2010. Mr. Loring became a member of our supervisory board and the supervisory board of NXP B.V. on September 29, 2006 and is a managing director of Bain Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining Bain Capital Partners in 1996, Mr. Loring worked at Berkshire Partners and has previously also worked at Drexel Burnham Lambert. He serves as a director of SkillSoft Limited, Clear Channel Communications Inc., The... 

Mr. E. Meurice (1956, French)
Non-executive director
Mr. E. Meurice (1956, French)
Non-executive director


Mr. Meurice has been appointed as a non-executive director of our board of directors effective April 1, 2014. Until March 31, 2014, Mr. Meurice was the Chairman of ASML Holding NV (The Netherlands), a leading provider of manufacturing equipment and technology to the semiconductor industry. From 2004 to 2013, he was the CEO of ASML. Under his watch, ASML became the largest Lithography vendor in the world, leading to a significant equity investment and funding commitment by its customers. Before j... 
Michel Plantevin (1956, French)
Non-executive director, and chairman of the board’s nomination & compensation committee
Michel Plantevin (1956, French)
Non-executive director, and chairman of the board’s nomination & compensation committee


Mr. Plantevin has been appointed a non-executive director of our board of directors in August 2010. Mr. Plantevin became a member of our supervisory board and the supervisory board of NXP B.V. on September 29, 2006 and is a managing director of Bain Capital, LLC. Prior to joining Bain Capital LLC in 2003, Mr. Plantevin worked at Goldman Sachs in London, and prior to that he was a partner with Bain & Company in London and Paris. He also serves as a director of FCI, Bravida AB, Trinseo and IMCD... 

Jean-Pierre  Saad (1980, Belgian-Lebanese)
Non-Executive Director
Jean-Pierre  Saad (1980, Belgian-Lebanese)
Non-Executive Director


Mr. Saad has been appointed as a non-executive director of our board of directors effective May 30, 2013. Mr. Saad is a member of the European Telecom and Technology team of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co and has been involved in Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.'s investments in Acteon, Legrand and Van Gansewinkel Groep. Prior to joining Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., he was at Lehman Brothers in London.

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Julie Southern (1959, British)
Non-executive director and member of the board’s audit committee
Julie Southern (1959, British)
Non-executive director and member of the board’s audit committee


Mrs. Southern has been appointed as a non-executive director of our board of directors effective October 10, 2013. Mrs. Southern was with Virgin Atlantic Limited (UK) from 2000 – 2012. From 2010 – 2012 she was chief commercial officer and from 2000 – 2008 she was chief financial officer of Virgin Atlantic. Prior to joining Virgin Atlantic she was group finance director at Porsche Cars Great Britain and finance and operations director at W H Smith – H J Chapman & Co Ltd. Prior to that, she was... 

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