Florian Martens appointed new Head of Communications & Public Policy at Infineon

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Florian Martens (45) will take over as global Head of Communications & Public Policy at Infineon Technologies AG on 1 March 2024. As Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, he will report to Jochen Hanebeck, CEO of Infineon. Florian Martens succeeds Bernd Hops, who has left Infineon at his own request effective 30 September 2023.

“On its ambitious growth path, Infineon needs to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders. With Florian Martens, we have found an internationally recognized communications professional for this strategic management task. We are very pleased to welcome him to our team with his extensive experience and expertise,” says Jochen Hanebeck, CEO of Infineon Technologies AG.

Florian Martens joins from Siemens AG, where he is responsible for global Media Relations, Executive Communications and Thought Leadership activities since June 2020. Together with his team, he contributed significantly to Siemens’ new external positioning as a leading global technology company.

“Semiconductors are the hearts and brains of our digital world. There is no more exciting and relevant industry for the digital and green transformation. Infineon is a global champion in this key industry and I am delighted to be part of this team going forward. At the same time, I would like to thank all my colleagues for a great time at Siemens,” says Florian Martens.

Before joining Siemens, Florian Martens spent 15 years at Daimler AG, most recently as Head of Global Communications at Daimler Truck AG, the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer. At Daimler, he held various management positions in Germany and abroad, including in Corporate Communications and Product Strategy at Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin (Madison USA) and a Masters of Business Administration from the Technical University of Munich.