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Semiconductor VP sales appointed to drive IoT in Europe

Renesas Electronics, supplier of semiconductor solutions, has appointed Andreas Hammer as Vice President of Sales for the IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit in Europe.

“Renesas continues its focus on the global industrial, IoT, and telecom infrastructures markets, and Europe is a key region driving this business and innovation growth. Bringing Andreas onboard is a game changer for us. His effective business and personal ethics, as well as results-driven leadership capabilities are crucial to this role, and are the characteristics we have lacked for some time in this position,” said Chris Allexandre, Senior Vice President of Sales for the IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit at the company. “Andreas has a proven track record and industry reputation for transforming organizations and delivering results. I am excited to bring his sales leadership and wealth of semiconductor knowledge to this key region as we continue our trajectory of growth.”

“This is a great time to lead the IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit European sales organization at Renesas, a company focused on developing innovative semiconductor products and solutions, accelerating growth, and winning in key markets,” said Andreas Hammer, Vice President of Europe Sales for the IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit at Renesas. “I look forward to working with the management team to sharpen our sales strategy, outpace the competition, fast-track growth and enable our customers’ success.”

Hammer joins Renesas from KEMET Corporation, where he held the position of EMEA Vice President of Sales as well as Managing Director for KEMET Electronics GmbH.