Grenoble, France and Dallas, TX, USA – August 24, 2017 The Supervisory Board of Tronics, a TDK Group Company that designs and manufactures innovative nano and microsystems, has appointed Julien Bon as the new Chief Executive Officer and chairman of the managing board (“directoire”) of Tronics Microsystems with immediate effect.
Julien Bon (40) holds an M.Sc. in Microelectronics from the Polytechnic National Institute of Grenoble, France. He joined Tronics in 2001 and, among other responsibilities, served as Head of Engineering & Product Industrialization. Most recently, Julien Bon has managed a portfolio of customer projects dealing with Tronics' innovative Magelan and M&NEMS inertial sensor technologies.
Julien Bon succeeds Pascal Langlois, whose mandate has been revoked by the Supervisory Board with immediate effect. The Supervisory Board thanks Pascal Langlois on behalf of the entire company for his service to the company.
About Tronics Microsystems
Tronics Microsystems is a division of TDK's Temperature & Pressure Sensors Business Group and a recognized technological leader in the sector of nano- and microsystems. Addressing high-growth markets relying on increasing miniaturization of electronic devices, the company provides custom and standard products especially to the industrial, aeronautics, security, and medical markets. Founded in 1997, Tronics is located in Crolles, near Grenoble (France) and in Dallas, Texas (United States), and has around 100 employees, most of them engineers and scientists. Following a tender offer ending January 2017, EPCOS AG, a TDK Group Company, now holds 74 percent of Tronics' shares.
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About TDK Corporation
TDK Corporation is a leading electronics company based in Tokyo, Japan. It was established in 1935 to commercialize ferrite, a key material in electronic and magnetic products. TDK's portfolio includes passive components, such as ceramic, aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors, ferrites and inductors, high-frequency products, and piezo and protection components, as well as sensors and sensor systems and power supplies. These products are marketed under the product brands TDK, EPCOS, InvenSense, Micronas, Tronics and TDK-Lambda. TDK's further main product groups include magnetic application products, energy devices, and flash memory application devices. TDK focuses on demanding markets in the areas of information and communication technology and automotive, industrial and consumer electronics. The company has a network of design and manufacturing locations and sales offices in Asia, Europe, and in North and South America. In fiscal 2017, TDK posted total sales of USD 10.5 billion and employed about 100,000 people worldwide.
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