Silicon Labs Adds Industry Veteran to Board of Directors

  Silicon Labs Adds Industry Veteran to Board of Directors

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AUSTIN, Texas -- April 16, 2013

Silicon Labs (Nasdaq: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive,
mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), today announced that Jack R. Lazar was
elected to the company’s board of directors at the annual shareholders
meeting. Mr. Lazar brings a wealth of relevant industry expertise along with a
strong financial acumen to Silicon Labs’ board.

Mr. Lazar has a strong track record of helping build successful technology
companies. Most recently, he was senior vice president of corporate
development and general manager of Qualcomm Atheros following the acquisition
of Atheros by Qualcomm in 2011. Mr. Lazar joined Atheros in 2003 and most
recently served as chief financial officer and senior vice president,
corporate development. He also served as executive vice president and chief
financial officer of NetRatings, Inc., and chief financial officer of
Apptitude, Inc. He has held various executive positions at Electronics for
Imaging and started his career at Price Waterhouse. Mr. Lazar is a certified
public accountant and holds a B.S. in commerce with an emphasis in accounting
from Santa Clara University.

“We are pleased to add Jack to our board of directors,” said Tyson Tuttle,
president and chief executive officer of Silicon Labs. “His experience
building Atheros’s business will be particularly valuable as we continue to
focus on driving high-quality revenue growth and market leadership.”

Silicon Labs

Silicon Labs is an industry leader in the innovation of high-performance,
analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs. Developed by a world-class engineering
team with unsurpassed expertise in mixed-signal design, Silicon Labs’ diverse
portfolio of patented semiconductor solutions offers customers significant
advantages in performance, size and power consumption. For more information
about Silicon Labs, please visit www.silabs.com.

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