CAMARILLO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and
mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced that its board of directors
has appointed Ye Jane Li (Jane Li) as its newest director, effective
February 25, 2016.
Ms. Li has been a strategic advisor to Diversis Capital, LLC, a private
equity firm that invests in middle-market companies, since 2013. Ms. Li
was the Chief Operating Officer for Huawei Enterprise USA, Inc. from
2012 to 2015. Before joining Huawei Enterprise USA, she served as
General Manager for Huawei Symantec USA, Inc. Prior to that, she was a
consultant to The Gores Group, a private equity firm focusing on the
technology sector. Prior to The Gores Group, Ms. Li held senior
executive roles with Fujitsu Compound Semiconductor Inc., Neophotonics
Corporation, Novalux Inc. and Corning Incorporated.
Mohan Maheswaran, Semtech's President and Chief Executive Officer,
stated, "We are delighted to welcome Jane to Semtech's board. She brings
decades of experience in the technology industry as well as unique
industry perspectives in the Enterprise Computing, Communications and
IOT markets. Her insights into the penetration of international markets
should also be an invaluable addition to Semtech."
Ms. Li received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees in
Telecommunications and Electronics Engineering from Zhejiang University
and a Master's degree in Communications and Development from Ohio
Ms. Li previously served as a board member for Women in Cable TV and
Telecommunications, a non-profit organization promoting women's
leadership in Cable TV and Telecommunications industries.
The addition of Ms. Li expands Semtech's board of directors to ten. She
joins Rockell Hankin, Glen Antle, James Burra, Bruce Edwards, James
Lindstrom, John Piotrowski, Carmelo Santoro, Sylvia Summers and Mohan
Maheswaran. Ms. Li was also appointed to serve on the Compensation
Committee of Semtech's Board of Directors.
Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal
semiconductors for high-end consumer, enterprise computing,
communications and industrial equipment. Products are designed to
benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The
Company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have
on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through
material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and
designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is
listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For
more information, visit http://www.semtech.com.
Semtech and the Semtech logo are registered marks of Semtech Corporation.
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Source: Semtech Corporation
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