Company Reinforces Analog-Intensive, Mixed-Signal Focus with Hiring of Industry Expert
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 6, 2009 – IDT® (Integrated Device Technology, Inc.; NASDAQ: IDTI), a leading provider of essential mixed signal semiconductor solutions that enrich the digital media experience, today announced that Mansour Izadinia will join the company as vice president of analog technology and strategy, effective July 6, 2009. This new position will report to Dr. Ted Tewksbury, president and chief executive officer. Mr. Izadinia will be responsible for planning, developing and integrating analog technologies and processes across the company as well as strategically expanding the company’s analog-intensive focus.
“The vital importance of high-performance analog as an enabler for IDT’s mixed-signal product roadmap demands focused leadership and coordination at the executive level,” said Dr. Tewksbury. “Mansour’s proven track record of new product innovation and execution excellence make him the ideal fit for this new position. I am delighted to have Mansour on our team.”
“I am honored to be part of this talented team and excited about the company’s application-specific system-level solutions approach to its target markets,” said Mr. Izadinia. “I look forward to working with the team to expand analog content in our customers’ applications as well as to grow IDT’s product and solutions portfolio.”
Mr. Izadinia brings 25 years of experience in analog and mixed signal product design and business development to IDT. Most recently, as vice president at Maxim Integrated Products, he led the System and Power Management business unit. Previously, he held engineering and management positions at National Semiconductor and was responsible for the development of many industry-standard products. Mr. Izadinia holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from UCLA.
With the goal of continuously improving the digital media experience, IDT integrates its fundamental semiconductor heritage with essential innovation, developing and delivering low-power, mixed signal solutions that solve customer problems. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., IDT has design, manufacturing and sales facilities throughout the world. IDT stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Stock Market® under the symbol “IDTI.” Additional information about IDT is accessible at www.IDT.com.
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