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Executive Management Team
Xuezheng Zhang (Wing) has been Nexperia‘s CEO since March 2020. He leads the Executive Management Team to guide the company’s growth and maintain its leading market position. Before Nexperia, he founded Wingtech Technology in 2006 where he also serves as Chairman and Chief Executive. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, he had a successful career in the tech industry, working at STMicroelectronics and other companies. He holds an IE bachelor's degree from the Guangdong University of Technology, an EMBA degree from Tsinghua University, and a Ph.D. in Finance from Tsinghua University / the University of Geneva. He serves the company from his offices in the Netherlands.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
As Nexperia’s CFO, Stefan oversees the company’s financial and administrative performance. He began his career at Philips and NXP, where he developed his knowledge and experience in various financial roles. He joined Nexperia in 2017 as VP Global Business Controlling and a member of the leadership team. Stefan holds a Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Schleswig-Holstein Cooperative University of Applied Sciences in Kiel, Germany.
Chief Operating Officer (COO) & SVP
As Nexperia’s Chief Operating Officer, Achim is responsible for all global operations and oversees business and manufacturing at our six factory sites. He has a strong manufacturing and operational background, implementing high-impact manufacturing strategies and operational excellence initiatives. Achim brings a passion for efficiency and more than 20 years of experience to the role.
General Manager BG MOS Discretes and Country Manager Nexperia UK
Toni is Nexperia’s GM MOS Discretes, and Country Manager Nexperia UK. He joined Nexperia in 2019 after working for NXP Semiconductors. With over 20 years of experience in marketing and business management, he brings exceptional knowledge and industry expertise to the role. Toni has a strong track record in the automotive field and holds a master’s degree in Physics from Radboud University Nijmegen and a Degree in Supply Chain Management from UT Eindhoven.
General Manager BG Bipolar Discretes & SVP
Mark is Nexperia’s GM BG Bipolar Discretes, leading the team responsible for our small signal discrete, ESD protection, and power discrete portfolio. He has a strong international business and commercial background with over 15 years of semiconductor experience in various leading roles in strategy, supply chain, and global marketing. Mark holds a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from the Technical University of Twente in the Netherlands and an Executive MBA from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland.
General Manager BG Power- & Signal Conversion
Irene Deng is Nexperia’s GM BG Power & Signal Conversion ICs. She has over 20 years of experience building, leading, and scaling R&D and global businesses in the semiconductor analog IC industry. As a former GM and one of the founding members of the China R&D center at Texas Instruments, Irene has extensive expertise in RF, power, and signal chain analog ICs. She majored in Electronics Engineering at Iowa State University (MSc) and Nanjing University (BS).
General Manager BG Analog & Logic ICs & SVP
Dan is Nexperia’s GM BG Analog & Logic ICs. With over 25 years of industry experience, he brings deep market knowledge and valuable insights to his position. Before joining Nexperia, he worked at NXP and Texas Instruments in various roles, including strategic marketing, test and product engineering, applications engineering, systems engineering, and business development. Dan holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University.
SVP Sales & Marketing and General Manager of China
Paul Zhang is Nexperia’s Senior Vice President (SVP) Sales & Marketing and Country Manager China. He brings over 20 years of industry experience, including more than 15 years in semiconductors. Before joining Nexperia, he was the CEO of Datang NXP Semiconductors, where he was instrumental in designing the framework of the joint venture. Paul holds a BA and an MSc in Electronics Engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing and the University of Calgary, as well as an EMBA degree.
Head of Corporate Affairs
Charles is Head of Corporate Affairs, which includes Communications and Public Affairs. He previously served as General Counsel of Nexperia and VP & General Counsel EMEA at NXP. He has also worked in senior legal functions for leading global companies such as Philips and Akzo Nobel for over 30 years. Charles is also Chairman of Holland Semiconductors and holds a Master of Law from the Radboud University of Nijmegen.
Ruben is Nexperia’s General Counsel, leading the global legal and IP team. Ruben started his career as an attorney and has over 20 years of experience in international corporate law. He previously worked in senior legal roles for various international companies, including Royal Haskoning, Mercuria Energy, and Vesta Terminals. Ruben is also Board Secretary and holds a Master of Law from the Radboud University of Nijmegen.