Kurt Sievers has served as president and chief executive officer of
NXP since May 2020.
As a member of NXP’s executive management team since 2009, Kurt has
been instrumental in leading the definition and implementation of
NXP’s strategy for “secure connections for a smarter world.” Prior
to being elected CEO, Kurt served as president of NXP and oversaw
all of the company’s business lines. In 2019, Kurt led the
successful acquisition of Marvell’s Wi-Fi Connectivity Business
Unit, enabling NXP to deliver complete, scalable processing and
connectivity solutions to customers across NXP’s focus end markets.
In 2015, he played a key role in the merger of NXP and Freescale
Semiconductor, which created one of the world’s leading
semiconductor companies and a leader in automotive semiconductors
and secure edge processing.
Kurt joined NXP in 1995, progressing through a series of sales and
marketing, product definition and development, strategy and general
management leadership positions across a broad number of market
Kurt earned a Master of Science degree in physics and information
technology from Augsburg University, Germany.
Executive Director, NXP Semiconductors N.V.
Member, Board of the German National Electrical and Electronics
Industry Association (ZVEI)
Chair, Advisory Board of the International Trade Fair Electronica
Member, Board of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA)
Member, Board of AENEAS, an industry association promoting RD&I
to strengthen EU competitiveness
Member, Board of Asia-Pacific-Committee of German Business (APA)
Member, Board of the German Asia-Pacific Business Association (OAV)
Kurt is passionate about mountain sports, travelling deserts,
digital photography and Land Rovers. He enjoys spending time with
his family, mediterranean food and wine.
German, English, French