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Freescale announces Henri Richard as Senior Vice President, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

(PresseBox) (München, ) Freescale Semiconductor today announced Henri Richard as its senior vice president, chief sales and marketing officer. Henri, the former chief sales & marketing officer at AMD, brings thirty years of experience in sales, marketing, services and business development to Freescale. His broad-based experience includes the U.S., European and Asian markets; OEM, indirect and end-user channels; and both hardware and software product segments.

"Henri is a respected veteran of our industry and I am glad he has chosen to join the Freescale team," said Michel Mayer, Freescale chairman and CEO. "His expertise in developing customer solutions will accelerate our growth initiatives and build on Freescale's strong market position."

Prior to AMD, Henri held various leadership positions including executive vice president of World Wide Operations for WebGain; vice president sales & marketing, Worldwide Distribution & E-business for IBM; and vice president EMEA Strategic Accounts for Seagate Technology. Henri received a bachelor's degree in science and technology from Ecole Nationale de Radiotechnique et Electronique Appliquee.