Supervisory board



Jan C. Lobbezoo was initially elected as a member of the Supervisory Board in May 2009 and was reappointed on May 16, 2013 for a period of four years, and since July 2013 Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Mr Lobbezoo was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the semiconductor division of Royal Philips Electronics from 1994 to 2005. He was a member of the Board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for 12 years until 2007 and remains its adviser, specifically in the areas of US corporate governance, international reporting and financial review.

He is on the Board of FEI, a US-based nanotechnology equipment company, and on the one-tier Board of TMC Group NV (Non-Executive Member). He is also Chairman of  the Supervisory Board of Point One Innovation Investment Fund. He holds a Master's degree in Business Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands and is a Dutch Registered Accountant. Mr Lobbezoo is a Dutch national.


Heinrich W. Kreutzer was initially elected as member of the Supervisory Board in November 2006 and was reappointed on May 21, 2014 for a period of four years. Between 1999 and 2003, Mr Kreutzer was a member of the Management Board as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer of Alcatel Germany. From 2004 to 2006, he was Managing Director of Kabel Deutschland GmbH in Munich, Germany. Prior to that he worked at several companies including General Telephone & Electronics in Waltham, US and Alcatel in Stuttgart, Germany.

Mr Kreutzer is currently on the Board of Directors of Micronas Semiconductor AG (Chairman) in Zurich, Switzerland, Micronas Semiconductor GmbH (Chairman) in Freiburg, Germany and BKtel Communications GmbH (Chairman), Germany. He holds a Master's degree in Engineering and a Master's degree in Economics, and studied at the Technical University of Berlin and the University of Hagen, Germany. Mr Kreutzer is a German national.


Martin C.J. van Pernis was initially elected as member of the Supervisory Board in May 2010 and was reappointed on May 21, 2014 for a period of 4 years. Mr Van Pernis joined Siemens in 1971 and retired from the Siemens Group at the end of 2009 as Chairman of the Management Board of Siemens Nederland NV.

Mr Van Pernis is on the Supervisory Board of Batenburg Techniek NV (Chairman), Aalberts Industries NV (Vice Chairman), Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest - RPhO (Chairman), President of The Royal Institute of Engineers - KIVI, and Member of the Advisory Board of G4S. Mr Van Pernis is a Dutch national.


Ulrich H.R. Schumacher was initially elected as member of the Supervisory Board in May 2008 and was reappointed on May 15, 2012 for a period of four years. Currently Mr Schumacher is Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Zumtobel Group AG. From 1986 to 1999, he held various engineering and management positions at Siemens AG. Between 1996 and 1999, he was CEO and President of Siemens Semiconductor Group, and became President and CEO of Infineon Technologies AG after the spin-off from Siemens Semiconductor Group in 1999.

From 2004 to 2007, Mr Schumacher was a Partner at Francisco Partners, a private equity investment company based in the US. Between 2007 and 2010, he was the CEO and President of Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation. Most recently he was Managing Director of CGS DS. Furthermore he was from 2012 until the end of 2015 Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PACT XPP Technolgies AG.​ ​He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Aachen, Germany and has completed further education in Business Administration. Mr Schumacher is a German national.

The Supervisory Board has oversight of the Audit Committee and the Nomination, Selection and Remuneration Committee . For more information about Supervisory Board Profiles and Rules click on the links below: