Jochen Hanebeck has been Chief Executive Officer of Infineon Technologies since 2022 and a member of the Management Board since 2016. Between 2016 and 2022 he served as the company’s Chief Operations Officer.
Prior to this, he worked in various management functions, including President of the Automotive Division from 2008 to 2016. Between 1999 and 2009 he held different operations positions across the company. From 1994 to 1999 he worked in the DRAM memory technology development.
Hanebeck studied electrical engineering at RWTH Aachen University. After he joined Infineon (Siemens AG until 1999), the company sent him to East Fishkill in New York State, where he worked at the IBM research lab. At this site Siemens, Toshiba and IBM joined forces in the development of 256-megabit DRAM memory.
Jochen Hanebeck was born in 1968 in Dortmund. From the very beginning, curiosity and the desire to understand things have been a strong drive for him. His enthusiasm for semiconductors has remained through all of his career stages. “I couldn’t imagine working in any other industry,” he says.
“Making life easier, safer and greener” is not only the mission Infineon pursues as a company. It is also Hanebeck’s personal motivation. As CEO he is passionate about working together with the Infineon team to drive forward the decarbonization and the digitalization of our world. Innovative and energyefficient semiconductor solutions from Infineon are a key enabler for a net zero economy, and they link the real with the digital world.