Technology >> CEO Interviews >> May 8, 2014

Interview with the Executive Director, President & CEO: NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI)

Clemmer, Richard L.
Richard L. Clemmer became Executive Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of NXP Semiconductors N.V. on January 1, 2009. Prior to that, from December 2007, Mr. Clemmer was a member of the supervisory board of NXP B.V. and a senior adviser 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 Microelectronics Corporation, a leading GPS technology provider, and held a five-year tenure at Quantum Corporation where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Clemmer worked for Texas Instruments Incorporated as Senior Vice President and Semiconductor Group Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Clemmer also serves on the board of NCR Corporation. Profile
TWST: Can you give us a short introduction to the company, including some highlights from your history and an overview of your current operations?

Mr. Clemmer: NXP Semiconductors is the