Nuremberg, 06 August 2014 – The appointment of Christian Müller as Managing Director starting July 2014 is yet another successful step in the realignment of upper management within the SEMIKRON Group.

The 50-year-old began his professional career at Price Waterhouse Coopers in Munich. Over the past 15 years, Mr Müller held a number of management posts at the European head office of the leading US automobile supplier Federal Mogul in Wiesbaden. Before leaving the company, Mr Müller held the joint position of Head of Finance at the company's holding in Germany and Finance Director of one of four global business units with 30 sites worldwide.

Mr Müller will take over as Chief Financial Officer (Finances and Central Functions) at SEMIKRON, working alongside Harald Jäger (Operations, R&D and chief spokesman for the management board) and Peter Sontheimer (Sales, Product Management and Marketing). This appointment completes the strategic realignment of the SEMIKRON Management Board.


SEMIKRON is one of the world's leading manufacturers of power modules and systems. Its products are at the heart of modern energy efficient motor drives and industrial automation systems. Further application areas include power supplies, renewable energies (wind and solar power) and utility vehicles. SEMIKRON's innovative power electronic products enable its customers to develop smaller, more energy efficient power electronic systems. These systems in turn reduce the global energy demand. SEMIKRON is a family owned business founded in 1951, headquartered in Nuremberg, Germany. Today it has more than 2,800 employees in 30 subsidiaries world-wide. The international network of operational companies with production sites in Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Korea, Slovakia, South Africa, and the US ensures fast and comprehensive service for customers.