President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Winkler became President and Chief Executive Officer of INFICON Holding AG January 1, 2004. Mr. Winkler joined the company in January 1993 and served as our Vice President, Vacuum Control from January 1997 to December 2003. From January 1995 to January 1997, Mr. Winkler served our Balzers AG subsidiary as General Manager Production. Mr. Winkler has a Masters Degree in engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH-Zürich) and an Executive MBA from Syracuse University.