MUNICH, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaTek Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, today announced that Siegmund Redl has been appointed as General Manager Corporate Marketing, Europe. In his new role, Redl will lead the corporate marketing and business development activities for MediaTek's expansion into Europe. He will report to Johan Lodenius, the Chief Marketing Officer of MediaTek.
"Siegmund has exceptional experience and competence in mobile technology and marketing," Lodenius said. "He is very well connected within the European mobile industry and through his recognized leadership we continue to expand our business in the European market. I am very pleased to have him on board."
A long time member of the European Mobile Community, Redl started his career in 1990 in the early days of GSM as Support Engineer at Schlumberger Technologies and in 1997 became Director of the Wireless Communications Business Unit at LSI. In more than 10 years of service for Qualcomm Inc., Redl established key business relationships for the company throughout Europe. Recently Redl served as General Manager, Europe, for the LTE startup Altair Semiconductor.
"Mobile Connectivity has become an important part of our everyday life and we witness this evolution also in Europe. MediaTek is a technology leader in Asia, empowering the mobile ecosystem to become innovative and I am very excited to be the General Manager of Europe to solidify its footprint in Europe, enabling our customers and partners to develop amazing technologies for millions of people in Europe," said Siegmund Redl.
About MediaTek Inc.
MediaTek Inc. is a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions. The company is a market leader and pioneer in cutting-edge SOC system solutions for wireless communications, high-definition TV, optical storage, and DVD and Blu-ray products. Founded in 1997 and listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange under the code "2454", MediaTek is headquartered in Taiwan and has sales or research subsidiaries in Mainland China, Singapore, India, U.S., Japan, South Korea, Denmark, England, Sweden and Dubai. For more information, please visit MediaTek's website at www.mediatek.com.
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