Tridonic has appointed Alfred Felder as its new CEO, to take the place of Walter Ziegler who left the company in January after a company shakeup prompted by the “technology shift to LEDs”. Felder is set to take office on November, 1.
Felder has a comprehensive knowledge of the field of optosemiconductors and decades of management experience with prominent players in the electronics industry.
Since 2003, he has filled various management roles in the areas of OLED and LED technology with Osram, where as senior vice president of sales he was lastly responsible for Osram’s worldwide general lighting sales activities.
Zumtobel Group CEO Harald Sommerer thinks highly of Felder, “We are delighted that, in Alfred Felder, we have been able to recruit a highly experienced technology expert and far-sighted manager to head up our Components business. With his extensive knowledge of LED and OLED technology, his familiarity with the industry and his leadership skills, he will be able to play a major part in ensuring that Tridonic is fit for the future in this dynamic phase of the technology shift.”