Kurt Sievers

Independent Director
Member of the Strategy & CSR Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee

Nationality: German

Mr. Kurt Sievers, a German citizen, graduated with a Master of Science degree in physics and information technology from Augsburg University (Germany).

Mr. Kurt Sievers is President and Chief Executive Officer of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since May 2020. He joined NXP in 1995, and rapidly moved through a series of Marketing & Sales, Product Definition & Development, Strategy and general management leadership positions across a broad number of market segments. He has been a member of the Executive Management team since 2009, where he has been instrumental in the definition and implementation of the NXP high‑performance mixed signal strategy. Mr. Sievers was influential in the merger of NXP and Freescale Semiconductor, which created one of the leading semiconductor companies and a leader in automotive semiconductors.

Mr. Kurt Sievers serves on the Board of the German National Electrical and Electronics Industry Association (ZVEI) and the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) and chairs the European Semiconductor Industry Association since December 2021. He also serves as Chairman of AENEAS, a European cluster for application and technology research and nano‑electronics. He serves as a member of the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business ( APA) and as a member of the Board at the German Asia-Pacific Business Association (OAV), acting as the spokesperson for the Republic of Korea.

He joined the Board of Directors of Capgemini SE on May 20, 2021 and was appointed a member of the Strategy & CSR Committee and the Compensation Committee on the same date.

He brings to the Board of Directors his management experience in a leading international group in the semiconductor sector, a sector at the heart of the Intelligent Industry’s development and ecological transition challenges, as well as industrial sovereignty. Mr. Sievers also brings his expertise in the automotive sector, technology and artificial intelligence, and his knowledge of North America and American Corporate Governance.

Principal office:
Mr. Kurt Sievers is President & Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of NXP Semiconductors N.V.