Mr. Cowell serves as the Senior Vice President and Head of Performance Power for the Embedded Processing, Digital Power and Signal Chain Solutions Group of Renesas since April 2022.
Since joining Renesas in 2017 from Intersil, Mr. Cowell served as Vice President and General Manager of Battery & Optical Systems for the Broad-Based Solution Business Unit. Mr. Cowell assumed the role of Vice President and General Manager of the Mobility Infrastructure and Industrial Power Division of IIBU in October 2019. Throughout these roles, Mr. Cowell has made a strong contribution to the revitalization of the company’s power businesses, which have seen strong growth in recent years.
Prior to Renesas’ acquisition, Mr. Cowell served as Intersil’s Senior Vice President for Power Management.
An expert of power products, Mr. Cowell held various executive and senior management positions at Micrel, Siliconix and Advance Power Supplies before joining Intersil. In his previous capacities, Mr. Cowell led a vast array of global teams from marketing to business development.
Mr. Cowell holds a 1st class honours degree in electrical engineering from Middlesex University, London.