Flowserve CEO Mark Blinn to join TI board of directors

            Flowserve CEO Mark Blinn to join TI board of directors

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2013

DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated(TI)
(NASDAQ: TXN) today announced that Mark A. Blinn, president and chief
executive officer of Flowserve Corporation, has been elected to TI's board of

"We are pleased to have Mark and his knowledge of global industrial markets,"
said Rich Templeton, TI's chairman, president and CEO. "The combination of
his experience, financial expertise and proven leadership will make him a
thoughtful voice in our strategic discussions."

Mr. Blinn, 51, joined Flowserve, a leading provider of flow control products
and services, in 2004 as its chief financial officer and assumed
responsibility for the company's Latin America operations in November 2007.
He became a member of the company's board of directors in August 2009 and was
named president and chief executive officer in October of the same year.
Prior to joining Flowserve, Mr. Blinn served as chief financial officer for
FedEx Kinko's Office and Print Services, Inc., and earlier was a senior
financial officer at Centex Corporation, a home building company. 

Mr. Blinn earned a bachelor of science degree, a law degree and an MBA, all
from Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

"In addition to his strategic capabilities, Mark has shown at Flowserve that
he values ethics and corporate responsibility, both of which are hallmarks of
TI's own culture," said Christine Todd Whitman, chair of the board's
governance and shareholder relations committee.

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SOURCE Texas Instruments Incorporated

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Contact: Chris Rongone, +1-214-479-6868, c-rongone@ti.com, or Whitney Jodry,
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