Sensor and analog integrated circuit design and manufacturer AMS AG has appointed semiconductor industry veteran Alexander Everke CEO, following his appointment to the management board as CEO designate in 2015. Former CEO Kirk Laney will become the company’s chief strategist for sensors and remain a member of the management board. Alexander Everke has held senior executive positions with Siemens, Infineon and NXP during his career. Prior to joining AMS, he served as executive vice president and general manager for NXP’s multimarket semiconductors, high-performance mixed signal, and infrastructure and industrial business units. He holds master’s degrees in electrical engineering and international business. AMS’s products include sensors, sensor interfaces, power management and wireless ICs for consumer, communications, industrial, medical and automotive markets.