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[January 13, 2014]
Skyworks Elects Christine King to its Board [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
(Health & Beauty Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Skyworks Solutions, Inc., maker of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that the company has appointed Christine King to its board of directors.
In a release, the Company said that King most recently served as the chief executive officer of Standard Microsystems (SMSC), a developer of silicon-based integrated circuits that utilizes analog and mixed-signal technologies, until the company's acquisition by Microchip Technology in 2012. Prior to that, she was chief executive officer of AMI Semiconductor before it was acquired by ON Semiconductor. King also spent more than 23 years at IBM in various management positions, including vice president of Semiconductor Solutions. She formerly served as a director for Analog Devices and Atheros Communications, prior to its acquisition by Qualcomm.
"Christine King is an outstanding addition to our board of directors," said David J. McLachlan, Skyworks' chairman of the board. "She is an accomplished industry executive whose broad semiconductor experience will be particularly relevant as Skyworks continues to grow and become a diversified analog semiconductor leader." "I am thrilled to be joining Skyworks' board of directors," said King. "This is an exciting time in wireless and I look forward to sharing my experience as Skyworks capitalizes on the explosive demand for connectivity." King serves on the board of directors for Cirrus Logic, IDACORP, Idaho Power Company and QLogic.
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