Milpitas, CA, May 1, 2013 - Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog, mixed-signal and power management semiconductors, today announced the appointment of Mark Downing as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development. Mr. Downing will be responsible for establishing a strategic framework for Intersil's future investments, and setting strategic product direction, in collaboration with the company's leadership team.
"Mark has broad experience and strong track record of managing businesses, covering all aspects of corporate strategy, marketing, and business development," said Necip Sayiner, Intersil's President and CEO. "I believe he will provide the expertise to accurately assess our current investments and roadmaps, as well as the leadership to leverage our core competencies as we chart a sustainable path to success. I look forward to working with Mark again as we transform Intersil."
Prior to joining Intersil, Mr. Downing was Senior Vice President, Broad Based Products, and earlier, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at Silicon Labs. Earlier in his career, he was Chief Executive Officer of privately-held Enpirion; Vice President of Marketing for Micrel; and Vice President of Marketing at Pericom Semiconductor. Mr. Downing holds a BSc (Hons) in Physics from Aston University and MBA from Open University.
Intersil Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog, mixed-signal and power management semiconductors. The company's products address some of the largest markets within the industrial and infrastructure, personal computing and high-end consumer markets. For more information about Intersil, visit our website at www.intersil.com.
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