Silex Microsystems Announces New Board Member
Fredrik Jönsson joins Board of Directors for Silex Microsystems AB
Järfälla, Sweden, April 17, 2012 — Silex Microsystems, the world’s largest pure-play MEMS foundry, today announced the appointment of Fredrik Jönsson to its Board of Directors. Mr. Jönsson is CEO of Beijer Electronics, a leading supplier of industrial automation and data communications solutions based in Malmö, Sweden. Mr. Jönsson joins the existing board of Silex, bringing the total number of Board members to 11.
“We are very pleased to have Fredrik join the Silex board,” said Lennart Jacobsson, Chairman of the Board for Silex Microsystems. “His extensive manufacturing experience in growing successful technology companies and expanding into new markets adds a valuable perspective on Silex’s future path.”
Fredrik Jönsson began his career with SKF Group, a leading provider of bearings and bearing related systems, establishing SKF’s business in Indochina and going on to establish its Vietnam presence. In 1997 he joined FlexLink as CEO and led the company through seven acquisitions and increased worldwide presence from 12 countries to 21 countries. In 2006 he became CEO of Crawford Group AB, and in 2008 assumed his current role as CEO of Beijer Electronics. Mr. J received his M. Sc. (Eng) from Chalmers University and also sits on the board of Perten Instruments AB.