Kurt Sievers

Executive Vice-President & General Manager Business Unit Automotive, NXP Semiconductors  


Kurt Sievers is executive vice president and general manager of the Automotive business for NXP. In addition, Kurt is Managing Director at NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH.

During his 21-year career with Philips and NXP, Kurt gained a proven track record in the development, marketing, sales and general management of semiconductor solutions, with experience across a number of market segments.

Kurt is active in a number of industry associations. He is chairman of the Electronic Components and Systems division at the German National Electrical and Electronics Industry Association ZVEI and he chairs the Advisory Board of the international trade-fair Electronica. He also serves as a board member of PENTA, AENEAS and CATRENE, the clusters for application and technology research in Europe on nano-electronics.

Kurt earned a master’s degree in physics and information technology from Augsburg University and a master’s of business administration degree from the Ashridge Business School.