Volterra Names Craig Teuscher Chief Operating Officer

Volterra Names Craig Teuscher Chief Operating Officer

FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Volterra Semiconductor
Corporation (Nasdaq:VLTR), a leading provider of high-performance analog and
mixed-signal power management semiconductors, today announced that company
co-founder Dr. Craig Teuscher has been appointed to the newly created position
of Chief Operating Officer. In his new capacity, he will oversee all sales,
operations and product groups for the company, and will continue to report to
President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Staszak. 

"I'm proud to be able to announce this promotion, as Craig has been a driving
force in Volterra's growth over the past 16 years," said Jeff Staszak,
Volterra's President and Chief Executive Officer. "In his new role, I believe
that Craig's experience and insight will further enhance our ability to
effectively execute on our company strategy."

Dr. Teuscher was an original co-founder of Volterra in 1996 and has served in
several key executive roles with the company, including as Vice President of
Worldwide Sales and Applications Engineering, Senior Vice President of
Operations, Manufacturing Engineering and Quality Assurance and most recently
as Senior Vice President of Notebook Products Group. Dr.Teuscher holds a B.S.
in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University and an M.S. in Electrical
Engineering and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of
California at Berkeley.

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.

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