Dr. Rutger Wijburg

Sr. Vice President


Growing Opportunities in a Shrinking World


  • Dr. Rutger Wijburg is Senior Vice President at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Fab 1 in Dresden, Germany.
  • Prior to joining GLOBALFOUNDRIES in 2011, Rutger Wijburg was Senior Vice President and Operations Manager Front End at NXP Semiconductors (formerly Philips Semiconductors) in the Netherlands. In this role, he was responsible for the company’s seven wafer fabs, led outsourcing and building strategic partnerships, and was in charge of real estate and facilities management.
  • Rutger Wijburg has also held leadership positions with Mesa Research Institute in the Netherlands and CSEM SA in Switzerland.
  • He holds both a Master of Science degree and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Twente, the Netherlands.