NXP Semiconductors has announced the appointment of Hitesh Garg as the India Country Manager. He joins the company with professional experience spanning around 25 years. In his new role, Garg will lead and strategically grow the India business across all four sites, Bangalore, Noida, Pune and Hyderabad.
He will additionally focus on strengthening the industry-govt-academia relationships, developing the semiconductor startup ecosystem, contributing to the ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ programme, aiming to increase innovation in patents and strengthening the semiconductor ecosystem in the country.
In addition to Garg’s appointment, NXP has also announced a new India Country Council, that will support the company and help drive and support growth in the region. The Council will consist of leaders from cross-functional, cross-site teams in India who will collaborate with Hitesh to achieve NXP India’s goals and objectives.
Lars Reger, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, NXP Semiconductors, noted that Grag will help the company continue delivering in India.
'We look forward to benefiting from his decades of industry expertise as we take the next steps to position the company for long-term success,” he said.
Garg said, “India has huge potential in the semiconductor industry, and I am committed to the development of the sector in India.”