Deposition equipment firm Aixtron has appointed Felix Grawert as a new member of the executive board. He will jointly lead the company with COO Bernd Schulte.
“With Dr. Grawert, we have found a personality who combines technical intellect with entrepreneurial instinct,” comments Kim Schindelhauer, CEO of Aixtron, who will resume the position of chairman of the supervisory board. “We are convinced that Dr. Grawert together with Dr. Schulte will actively shape Aixtron’s strategy to successfully develop Aixtron’s portfolio of future technologies and exploit their respective revenue potential.”
Grawert joins Aixtron from Infineon Technologies, which he joined in 2013, heading the product segment of High Voltage Conversion. Before that, he worked for eight years at McKinsey & Company, managing industrial projects mainly from the high-tech and semiconductor areas.
Grawert got his university degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Karlsruhe as well as a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He also holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).