VP & GM, HiRel Business Line
Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Eric Toulouse has been named Vice President and General Manager, HiRel Business Line at Infineon. The search was led by Michael Cunningham.
Eric comes to his new role with 25 years of experience in the semiconductors industry. Prior to joining Infineon Technologies, Eric was Vice-President and General Manager of the Pressure Sensors business at NXP, where he led a rapid business expansion in China with innovative automotive solutions. Eric’s professional career also includes leading the Analog drivers and Systems Basis Chip product groups of NXP, and the 3G RF power business at Freescale Semiconductor.
Eric holds a masters degree in Electrical Engineer from French ENSEEIHT university and an MBA from Western International University.
Infineon Technologies AG is a world leader in semiconductor solutions. In addition to market leadership in Automotive and Industrial, Power Management and Digital Security Solutions, Infineon's legacy International Rectifier “I.R.” brand, is also a major supplier to the Aerospace and Defense Industry. Infineon's business model is to exceed customers’ expectations by combining high performance products with premium services.
In our search for a leader for our HiRel Business it was critical that we found someone who could build on our outstanding products and service to continue our strong growth. Lonergan Partners did an outstanding job of understanding our business and our culture to find a strong leader who can accelerate our growth and enable us to achieve our ambitious goals while fitting in well with our people oriented culture.Bob LeFort, President, Infineon Technologies, Americas, Infineon
I am delighted to join Infineon as the lead of the HiRel business line. These are exciting times for our customers with the emergence of new business models for satellite-based communication, which opens the door for innovative products and solutions. We are building on a strong legacy of space-grade products, and our “I.R.” brand is globally recognized for its superior reliability in the field.Eric Toulouse, VP & GM, HiRel Business Line, Infineon
As a collaborative and respectful leader, Eric will mesh wonderfully with Infineon’s positive culture. His global experience as a GM in tangential markets like automotive will enable him to bring new strategic perspectives to the HiRel business.Michael Cunningham, Partner, Lonergan Partners