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Dialog Semiconductor Appoints Non-Executive Directors

  Dialog Semiconductor Appoints Non-Executive Directors

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KIRCHHEIM & TECK, Germany -- February 15, 2013

Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB: DLG), a provider of highly integrated power
management, audio and short range wireless technologies, today announced that
it has appointed Michael Cannon and Richard Beyer as non-executive Directors
with immediate effect.

Mr Cannon's career in the high-tech industry spans 35 years, including over 10
years as CEO of two Fortune 500 companies. Mr Cannon held successive positions
as President, Global Operations of Dell Inc., CEO of Solectron Corporation and
CEO of Maxtor Corporation. Prior to this, he held senior management positions
at IBM and Control Data Corporation. Mr Cannon currently serves on the Boards
of Adobe Systems Inc., Seagate Technology and Lam Research.

Mr Beyer was the Chairman and CEO of Freescale Semiconductor from 2008 to
2012. Prior to this, he held successive positions as CEO and Director of
Intersil Corporation, Elantec Semiconductor and Mr Beyer has also
held senior leadership positions at VLSI Technology and National Semiconductor
Corporation and served as an officer in the US Marine Corps. In 2012, he was
Chairman of the Semiconductor Industry Association Board of Directors and
served for three years as a member of the US Department of Commerce's
Manufacturing Council. He currently serves on the Boards of Freescale
Semiconductor and Micron Technology Inc.

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About Dialog Semiconductor

Dialog Semiconductor creates highly integrated, mixed-signal integrated
circuits (ICs) optimised for personal portable, low energy short-range
wireless, lighting and automotive applications. The company provides flexible
and dynamic support, world-class innovation and the assurance of dealing with
an established business partner.

With its focus and expertise in energy efficient system power management, and
with a technology portfolio including audio, short range wireless and VoIP
technology, Dialog brings decades of experience to the rapid development of
ICs for personal portable applications, including Smartphones, Tablet PCs,
digital cordless and gaming applications. Dialog's power management processor
companion chips are essential for enhancing both the performance in terms of
extended battery lifetime and the consumers' multimedia experience. With
world-class manufacturing partners, Dialog operates a fabless business model.
Dialog Semiconductor plc is headquartered near Stuttgart with a global sales,
R&D and marketing organisation. In 2012, it had approximately US$774 million
in revenue and was one of the fastest growing European public semiconductor
companies. The company is listed on the Frankfurt (FWB: DLG) stock exchange
and is a member of the German TecDax index.

Language:  English
Company:    Dialog Semiconductor Plc.
            Tower Bridge House, St. Katharine's Way
            E1W 1AA
            United Kingdom
Phone:      +49 7021 805-412
Fax:        +49 7021 805-200
ISIN:       GB0059822006, XS0757015606
WKN:        927200
Indices:    TecDAX Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard);
            Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, München, Stuttgart


Dialog Semiconductor
Helen McInnes
Tel: +44(0)1793 756 960
Mobile: +44 (0)7554 419 180
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