– UK, London – Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB: DLG), a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC, solid state lighting and Bluetooth(R) Smart wireless technology, today announces it has appointed, former Freescale Semiconductor CFO, Alan Campbell as non-executive Director.
Alan has extensive experience as a Chief Financial Officer in the Semiconductor industry and brings over 30 years of relevant business and financial expertise to Dialog Semiconductor. He began his career in 1979 with Motorola and has spent over 12 years in Europe and 20 years in the USA.
In 2004 he guided Freescale through its separation from Motorola and successfully executed to an initial public offering (IPO) that listed the company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). In 2006 he was instrumental in the execution of a Leverage Buy-Out (LBO) in one of the largest technology financial transactions at that time. In 2011 he successfully led the company back to the public market to be listed on the NYSE.
“Dialog Semiconductor is an exciting business with huge growth potential”, says Campbell “It works with the leading brands in mobile computing and continues to bring exciting innovation to market. The company is well positioned to play a key role as a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT). I am very excited to be working with the Board and look forward to playing a part in its successful future.”
About Dialog Semiconductor
Dialog Semiconductor provides highly integrated standard (ASSP) and custom (ASIC) mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), optimised for smartphone, tablet, IoT, LED Solid State Lighting (SSL) and Smart Home applications. Dialog brings decades of experience to the rapid development of ICs while providing flexible and dynamic support, world-class innovation and the assurance of dealing with an established business partner. With world-class manufacturing partners, Dialog operates a fabless business model and is a socially responsible employer pursuing many programs to benefit the employees, community, other stakeholders and the environment we operate in.
Dialog’s power saving technologies including DC-DC configurable system power management deliver high efficiency and enhance the consumer’s user experience by extending battery lifetime and enabling faster charging of their portable devices. Its technology portfolio also includes audio, Bluetooth(R) Smart, Rapid Charge(TM) AC/DC power conversion and multi-touch.
Dialog Semiconductor plc is headquartered in London with a global sales, R&D and marketing organisation. In 2014, it had $1.16 billion in revenue and was one of the fastest growing European public semiconductor companies. It currently has approximately 1,400 employees worldwide. The company is listed on the Frankfurt (FWB: DLG) stock exchange (Regulated Market, Prime Standard, ISIN GB0059822006) and is a member of the German TecDax index.
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