NXP Semiconductors NV said Sept. 9 that Kurt Sievers has been appointed president effective immediately as part of a senior leadership restructuring.
Sievers, who most recently was executive vice president and general manager of NXP's automotive business, will oversee all the company's business lines in the new role.
The Dutch chipmaker also announced that Guido Dierick is retiring as the company's general counsel, but will remain as country manager of NXP Semiconductors Netherlands BV.
Deputy general counsel and chief IP officer Jennifer Wuamett succeeds Dierick effective immediately.
In addition, Ruediger Stroh, executive vice president and general manager of NXP's security and connectivity business, will leave the company Sept. 30.