Xuezheng Zhang (Wing) - CEO

Xuezheng Zhang (Wing) - CEO

Xuezheng Zhang (Wing) is Nexperia CEO since March 2020. Leading the Executive Management Team to guide the company to market growth and to maintain its leadership. Before Nexperia, he founded Wingtech Technology in 2006 - Nexperia’s current controlling shareholder - where he also serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive. Wingtech is an international communications company, serving the world's top brands, with annual revenue of over $6 billion and market value of over $20 billion. Before founding Wingtech, Wing had a successful career in companies such as STMicroelectronics. He holds an IE Bachelor's degree from Guangdong University of Technology, an EMBA degree from Tsinghua University, and Finance Ph.D. of Tsinghua University /University of Geneva. He serves from offices in the Netherlands and China.

Erik Just - CFO

Erik is Nexperia’s CFO, leading the team responsible for the financial and administrative strength of the company. He served seven years as VP and BU Controller, six years of which he also acted as MD of NXP Germany. Erik studied Economics at Justus-Liebig-University, Gießen, Germany and brings wide financial experience and strong leadership to the Nexperia Management Team.

Paul Zhang - 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 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 degree in Electronics Engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing and the University of Calgary, as well as an EMBA degree.

Toni Versluijs - General Manager BG MOS Discretes

Toni is Nexperia’s GM MOS Discretes, and Country Manager Nexperia UK. With more than 20 years in senior roles in Marketing and Business Management, he has exceptional knowledge and industry experience to the role. With a strong track record in the Automotive field, Toni also has a Master’s in Physics from Radboud University Nijmegen, and a degree in Supply Chain Management from UT Eindhoven.

Mark Roeloffzen - General Manager BG Bipolar Discretes

Mark is Nexperia’s GM BG Bipolar Discretes, leading the team responsible for our small signal discrete, ESD protection and medium power portfolio. He has a strong international business and commercial background with over 11 years of Semiconductor experience in various leading roles in Supply Chain and Marketing. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science followed by a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Science. Both at the Technical University of Twente in the Netherlands.

Dan Jensen - General Manager BG Analog & Logic ICs

Dan is Nexperia’s GM BG Analog & Logic ICs, with more than 25 years in the industry bringing deep market knowledge and insight to the role. Before joining Nexperia, he worked at NXP and Texas Instruments in various roles including Strategic Marketing, Test & Product Engineering, Applications Engineering, Systems Engineering and Business Development. Dan holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University.

Stefan Hermans - SVP HR

Stefan is Nexperia’ s SVP HR, overseeing the global Human Resources function. Stefan brings wide experience from his 20-plus years in HR, in senior roles with leading companies including Bristol Myers Squibb, Amgen, Belden and Nutreco. He holds a Human Resources Bachelor degree from the HAN university Nijmegen and a Master’s in Management & Organization from the Tilburg University.

Achim Kempe - Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Achim is Nexperia’s Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for all global operations and is overseeing business and manufacturing at our five 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’ experience to the role.

Charles Smit - General Counsel

Charles is Nexperia’s General Counsel, leading the legal and IP team in its worldwide service. Charles brings extensive experience to the role, having worked in senior legal functions for leading global companies including Philips and Akzo Nobel for more than 30 years. Most recently, he served as SVP and Chief Commercial Counsel for NXP. Charles is also Board Secretary. Charles holds a Master’s in Law from the Radboud University of Nijmegen.

Ronald van Cleef - Corporate Development, M&A and Company Relations

Ronald is Nexperia’s Head of Corporate Development, Mergers and Acquisitions and Company Relations. He has extensive experience in growing business with global partners and customers in his global management roles at NXP, Philips and BC Components, and has a successful track record in sizeable M&A deals. Ronald’s 25-plus years in the industry includes senior management roles with a strong focus on China. His strong leadership and knowledge of strategic relationships both reinforce and drive Nexperia’s growth strategy. Ronald holds a Master’s in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from the Eindhoven University of Technology.