Volterra Announces Appointment of Simon Biddiscombe, CEO and President of QLogic Corporation, to Board of Directors

Volterra Announces Appointment of Simon Biddiscombe, CEO and President of
QLogic Corporation, to Board of Directors

FREMONT, Calif., Dec. 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Volterra Semiconductor
Corporation (Nasdaq:VLTR), a leading provider of high-performance analog and
mixed-signal power management semiconductors, today announced that Simon
Biddiscombe has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective December
5, 2012.

Mr. Biddiscombe currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer, and
as a member of the board of directors, of QLogic Corporation, a global leader
in the design and manufacture of high performance networking equipment. Mr.
Biddiscombe has served in such roles at QLogic since 2010, having previously
held positions as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since
April 2008.Mr. Biddiscombe previously was Senior Vice President, CFO,
Treasurer, and Secretary for Mindspeed Technologies, a leading supplier of
semiconductor solutions for network infrastructure applications, from 2003 to
2008.He holds a B.A.(Hons) in Business Studies and is a Fellow of the
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

"We are extremely pleased to have Simon join our Board," said Jeff Staszak,
Volterra's President and Chief Executive Officer."His extensive leadership
experience in the networking equipment industry will provide us with valuable
insight into one of our key strategic markets."

About Volterra Semiconductor Corporation

Volterra Semiconductor Corporation, headquartered in Fremont, CA, designs,
develops, and markets leading edge silicon solutions for low-voltage power
delivery. The Company's product portfolio is focused on advanced switching
regulators for the computer, datacom, storage, and portable markets. Volterra
operates as a fabless semiconductor company utilizing world-class foundries
for silicon supply. The company is focused on creating products with high
intellectual property content that match specific customer needs. For more
information, please visit http://www.volterra.com.

Forward-Looking Statements:

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this cautionary statement, and Volterra undertakes no obligation to revise or
update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after
the date hereof, except as required by law.

CONTACT: For investor information contact:
         Heidi Flannery, Investor Relations
         (510) 743-1718
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