Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB: DLG), a provider of highly integrated
power management, audio and short range wireless technologies, today
announced that it has appointed Michael Cannon and Richard Beyer as
non-executive Directors with immediate effect.
Mr Cannon's career in the high-tech industry spans 35 years, including
over 10 years as CEO of two Fortune 500 companies. Mr Cannon held
successive positions as President, Global Operations of Dell Inc., CEO
of Solectron Corporation and CEO of Maxtor Corporation. Prior to this,
he held senior management positions at IBM and Control Data Corporation.
Mr Cannon currently serves on the Boards of Adobe Systems Inc., Seagate
Technology and Lam Research.
Mr Beyer was the Chairman and CEO of Freescale Semiconductor from 2008
to 2012. Prior to this, he held successive positions as CEO and Director
of Intersil Corporation, Elantec Semiconductor and FVC.com. Mr Beyer has
also held senior leadership positions at VLSI Technology and National
Semiconductor Corporation and served as an officer in the US Marine
Corps. In 2012, he was Chairman of the Semiconductor Industry
Association Board of Directors and served for three years as a member of
the US Department of Commerce's Manufacturing Council. He currently
serves on the Boards of Freescale Semiconductor and Micron Technology
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About Dialog Semiconductor
Dialog Semiconductor creates highly integrated, mixed-signal integrated
circuits (ICs) optimised for personal portable, low energy short-range
wireless, lighting and automotive applications. The company provides
flexible and dynamic support, world-class innovation and the assurance
of dealing with an established business partner.
With its focus and expertise in energy efficient system power
management, and with a technology portfolio including audio, short range
wireless and VoIP technology, Dialog brings decades of experience to the
rapid development of ICs for personal portable applications, including
Smartphones, Tablet PCs, digital cordless and gaming applications.
Dialog's power management processor companion chips are essential for
enhancing both the performance in terms of extended battery lifetime and
the consumers' multimedia experience. With world-class manufacturing
partners, Dialog operates a fabless business model. Dialog Semiconductor
plc is headquartered near Stuttgart with a global sales, R&D and
marketing organisation. In 2012, it had approximately US$774 million in
revenue and was one of the fastest growing European public semiconductor
companies. The company is listed on the Frankfurt (FWB: DLG) stock
exchange and is a member of the German TecDax index.
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