NXP today: 'Practically a Chinese company'
Junko Yoshida, EETimes
4/30/2012 10:20 AM EDT
NEW YORK For anyone who has known NXP Semiconductors since it was the Dutch giant Royal Philips subsidiary, NXP today feels much transformed. Instead of pledging changes every quarter, NXP has grown into a company with its own distinct personality and disciplines.
Under the leadership of Rick Clemmer, NXPs CEO, the company has drastically slimmed its product portfolio. The companys management team has cherry-picked product lines that already have either a commanding market position or clear potential showing a path to become a leader, Clemmer explained. Its all about focus.
Further, there is another vital sign of the companys transformation. Clemmer said last week in an interview with EE Times, NXP today is practically a Chinese company.
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