Friday, July 17, 2009

Icron to Appoint Silicon Valley Veteran Robert Haefling as CEO

Icron Technologies, the leading provider of USB extension solutions, announces that it has entered into an agreement to appoint Robert Haefling as its new President and CEO.

Robert Haefling will lead Icron through its next phase of growth as the company broadens from successful USB extension markets into Video+USB extension market opportunities. Mr. Haefling brings strong Silicon Valley connections plus extensive experience in various sectors of the technology industry from semiconductor to software and computer component and peripherals.

Mr. Haefling has broad executive management experience in product strategy, global marketing, sales, and business development; and has been successful in driving technology adaptation and development of supporting ecosystem strategies. Prior to accepting the position with Icron, Mr. Haefling was General Manager and Group Vice President with ST Microelectronics and previously held positions as CEO with Meridian Audio Group, GM and VP with Genesis Microchip, VP with Sage Inc., and Director with Bell Microproducts. He started his career with Texas Instruments after earning a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Finance from the University of North Texas.

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