TRONICS announces executive promotions
- Dr. Antoine Filipe new Chief Technology Officer
- Vincent Gaff to head Corporate Marketing, Sales and Business Development activities
- Founder & CTO Dr. Stephane Renard will now serve as active technical advisor
Tronics, a TDK Group Company that designs and manufactures innovative nano and microsystems, announces changes to the company’s executive team. Effective October 15, 2018, Dr. Antoine Filipe will serve as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), succeeding Tronics founder and current CTO, Dr. Stephane Renard, while still driving the operations of Tronics’ high performance inertial products division. Furthermore, Vincent Gaff will step up to lead Tronics’ Corporate Marketing, Sales and Business Development activities for high performance standard MEMS inertial sensors, in addition to the foundry activities he will still be managing.
Dr. Stephane Renard, who has served as CTO since 1997, is retiring. He will continue to serve Tronics as an active technical advisor with his tremendous expertise in MEMS and years of experience in R&D, ensuring technology intelligence, patent follow-up and various other IP-related tasks for the company.
“Stephane has played a critical role in raising Tronics’ leadership in the MEMS industry, including a successful IPO and its acquisition by TDK subsidiary EPCOS AG. His achievements for more than twenty years have significantly contributed to our technology and IP expertise, as well as our adaptiveness to key changes in our history,” said Julien Bon, Chief Executive Officer of Tronics. “I look forward to continuing to work closely with Stephane in strengthening our synergies within the TDK Group and the MEMS ecosystem, and I warmly thank him for all he has done to bring us to where we stand today,” he added.