Christian Scherp is president of Mobile Consumer Electronics—Performance Audio, and Specialty Components—Acoustics and Hearing Health. Christian leads the MEMS microphone products and integrated audio system solutions business, and his leadership in boosting growth through new product innovation combined with a continual focus on cost savings initiatives is reinforcing Knowles’ leadership position. He specializes in integrated design development and focuses on Knowles Mobile Consumer Electronics’ timeliness to market, flexibility and speed. Christian also oversees Knowles’ specialty acoustic components for the Hearing Health and Performance Audio markets. Knowles is the market leader in these core areas.
He previously served as the co-president of Mobile Consumer Electronics—Speakers and Receivers before being appointed to his current position in 2015. He joined Knowles in September 2012 with more than 20 years of product, sales, marketing and general management experience in the consumer electronics and communication industry. Christian has a proven track record of generating profitable growth with key corporate accounts on a global basis.
Christian held various management positions in Europe, Asia and North America. Previously, he served as global head of sales for TE Connectivity’s Consumer Devices Business Unit from 2011 to 2012 and several leadership roles at Conexant Systems from 2006 to 2011, including president and co-president of sales, marketing and program management and global head of sales.
Christian received his electrical engineering and business administration degree from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. He lives with his wife and children.