Management Change at NXP

Management Change at NXP 
Hans Rijns and Dave French Will Jointly Take Responsibility for the
NXP R&D Function 
EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 01/07/13 --  NXP
Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced that Hans Rijns
and Dave French will jointly take responsibility for the NXP R&D
function per immediate effect.  
Hans Rijns is appointed Chief Technology Officer. He will combine
this role with his current position as SVP & Head of Research. Dave
French is assigned as EVP of R&D and will combine this responsibility
with his current position as General Manager of BU Portable &
Computing. 
"This leadership combination addresses the criticality of innovation
and technology advancement to NXP's success, it will strengthen our
global R&D efforts and provide NXP highly visible corporate
technology leadership in the industry," said Rick Clemmer, president
and CEO of NXP Semiconductors.  
In his role as CTO, Hans Rijns will primarily focus his efforts on
innovation and technology strategies. Dave French, in his role of EVP
of R&D, will focus his attention on engineering-related aspects like
R&D productivity and time-to-market. Both report directly for their
respective responsibilities to CEO Rick Clemmer. 
Hans Rijns started his career at Philips Research as scientist in the
area of discrete-time mixed-signal circuits. Since 1996 he has held
various technical, business and executive management positions at
Philips Semiconductors and NXP. Hans holds an MSc and PhD in
Electrical Engineering from the University of Twente, the
Netherlands. Hans is member of Scientific Advisory Board of VIRTUS IC
Design Centre of Excellence, Nanyang Technological University,
Singapore and member of the Advisory Board of the Electrical
Engineering department and the Supervisory board of the Embedded
Systems Institute of the Technical University Eindhoven, the
Netherlands. 
About NXP Semiconductors
 NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI)
provides High Performance Mixed Signal and Standard Product solutions
that leverage its leading RF, Analog, Power Management, Interface,
Security and Digital Processing expertise. These innovations are used
in a wide range of automotive, identification, wireless
infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer and computing
applications. A global 
semiconductor company with operations in more
than 25 countries, NXP posted revenue of $4.2 billion in 2011.
Additional information can be found by visiting www.nxp.com. 
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as well as other statements that are not historical facts. By their
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document, whether to reflect any future events or circumstances or
otherwise. For a discussion of potential risks and uncertainties,
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of NXP's SEC filings are available from the SEC website, www.sec.gov. 
For further press information, please contact: 
Investors:
Jeff Palmer
jeff.palmer@nxp.com
+1 408 518 5411 
Media:
Lieke de Jong-Tops
Lieke.de.jong-tops@nxp.com
+31 40 272 5202 
 
 
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