NXP Shuffles Execs
BANGALORE, India -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced that Hans Rijns and Dave French will jointly take responsibility for the NXP R&D function per immediate effect. Hans Rijns is appointed Chief Technology Officer. He will combine this role with his current position as SVP & Head of Research. Dave French is assigned as EVP of R&D and will combine this responsibility with his current position as General Manager of BU Portable & Computing. “This leadership combination addresses the criticality of innovation and technology advancement to NXP’s success, it will strengthen our global R&D efforts and provide NXP highly visible corporate technology leadership in the industry,” said Rick Clemmer, president and CEO of NXP Semiconductors. NXP Semiconductors N.V.