The long-standing head of communications at Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) Klaus Walther (65) is retiring on 1 November 2020. He already arranged his succession at the start of the year, when Bernd Hops took over Infineon ’s Communications department. Klaus Walther most recently served as Senior Advisor to the CEO. Following a traineeship at the Münchner Merkur newspaper, he worked as a journalist for around 20 years, among others as a foreign correspondent in Washington, D.C. for the German national broadcasting system ZDF.
This was followed by 24 years as a communications manager in the industry sector at Deutsche Lufthansa AG (1999 to 2013) and Ruhrgas AG (1996 to 1999).