Pericom Semiconductor Elects John East to Its Board of Directors
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/01/13 -- Pericom Semiconductor
Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM), a worldwide supplier of high-speed
integrated circuits and frequency control products, today announced
the election of Mr. John C. East to its Board of Directors.
Mr. East has extensive experience in the semiconductor industry,
having worked at Fairchild Semiconductor, Raytheon, Advanced Micro
Devices and Actel Corporation. From 1988 to 2010, Mr. East was
President and CEO of Actel, a semiconductor company that designs,
markets and sells flash and antifuse-based field programmable gate
arrays. Currently Actel is a subsidiary of Microsemi Corporation. Mr.
East holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the
University of California at Berkeley.
Alex Hui, President and CEO, said of Mr. East's appointment, "We are
very pleased to have John East join our Board of Directors. John's
long experience in the semiconductor industry gives him very valuable
insights into our business, and his knowledge of our products and
markets will help us ensure that our responses to our strategic
opportunities are effective. John will be an excellent resource as we
drive Pericom to the next level in our Company's development."
Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM) enables serial
connectivity with the industry's most complete solutions for the
computing, communications, consumer and embedded market segments.
Pericom's analog, digital and mixed-signal integrated circuits, along
with its frequency control products are essential in the timing,
switching, bridging and conditioning of high-speed signals required
by today's ever-increasing speed and bandwidth demanding
applications. Company headquarters is in San Jose, California, with
design centers and technical sales and support offices globally. Our
website is http://www.pericom.com.
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