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Infineon names Linde's Schneider as next CFO

FRANKFURT, March 14 (Reuters) - Infineon Technologies , the German chipmaker, has named Sven Schneider as its next chief financial officer, replacing Dominik Asam who is moving to aircraft maker Airbus.

Schneider, hired on a three-year contract, joins from industrial gases group Linde and will start his new job on May 1, Infineon said on Thursday. (Reporting by Douglas Busvine; Editing by Mark Potter)