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Prof. Dr. Hermann Eul

Prof. Dr. Hermann Eul

Knowles director since: July 2015

Committees served: Compensation; Governance and Nominating

Dr. Eul has served as Intel corporate vice president and general manager (from 2011 to 2016);and president and managing director of Intel Mobile Communications/Intel Deutschland GmbH (from 2011 to 2015).

Prof. Dr. Eul joined Intel Corporation with its acquisition of Infineon’s wireless solutions business. At Infineon Technologies, Prof. Dr. Eul served as executive vice president and a member of the management board (from 2005 to 2011), responsible for research and development (chief technology officer), as well as sales and marketing (chief marketing officer). He also served as president of Infineon’s communications business (from 2005 to 2008). From 1991, before being promoted into Infineon’s executive board, he held numerous management positions at Infineon, including eight years at Siemens in various business positions. He also served as a member of Acatech, BDI and Bitkom, each a significant German association.

As a seasoned leader and executive, Prof. Dr. Eul brings to the Board extensive technical and industry experience from leading a global operation and contributes substantial knowledge in the areas of research and development, manufacturing and sales and marketing, as well as an understanding of Knowles’ technology, products, markets and customers. Dr. Eul holds a masters’ degree in electrical engineering from Bochum University (Germany), a bachelors’ degree in electrical engineering from Koblenz University (Germany) and a PhD in engineering from Bochum University. Prof. Dr. Eul was also a full professor at the University of Hanover, and served as a vocational professor.