QLogic Announces Appointment of Christine King to Board of Directors

  QLogic Announces Appointment of Christine King to Board of Directors

Business Wire

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- April 30, 2013

QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leading supplier of high performance network
infrastructure solutions, today announced that Christine King has been
appointed to its board of directors, increasing the number of directors to
eight.

King has extensive executive experience leading and working with technology
companies. Her previous roles include serving as the chief executive officer
and president of Standard Microsystems Corporation and AMI Semiconductor,
Inc., and over 23 years at IBM in various management and executive positions,
including her last assignment as Vice President of Semiconductor Solutions. In
addition, King has extensive board experience having previously served on the
boards of several technology companies, including Atheros Communications, Inc.
and Analog Devices, Inc., and currently serves as a director of Idaho Power
Company.

“I am very pleased to welcome Christine to the QLogic Board of Directors,”
said H.K. Desai, chairman of the board and executive chairman, QLogic.
“Christine has extensive senior management and operational experience with a
number of technology companies and an in-depth knowledge of the semiconductor
industry. I am confident that she will be a valuable contributor to QLogic.”

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and server networking solutions. For more information, visit www.qlogic.com.

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