Aptina Appoints Phil Carmack as Chief Executive Officer

  Aptina Appoints Phil Carmack as Chief Executive Officer

    Carmack looks to innovation and expertise to drive CMOS imaging leader

Business Wire

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- May 29, 2013

Today, Aptina’s Board of Directors announced that Phil Carmack has joined
Aptina as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors.
Aptina is a leading provider of CMOS image sensor solutions that enable the
world’s foremost companies to expand the power of cameras to capture and
process images.

“We are extremely pleased that Phil is joining Aptina. Phil’s impressive
industry experience and leadership skills will unleash Aptina’s potential and
take the company to the next level,” said Nicholas Brathwaite, Chairman of the
Board of Aptina.

“Imaging is the window to the future,” said Phil Carmack regarding his
decision to join Aptina. “Clarity+™ technology is an example of how Aptina is
shaping the future, and how it is enhancing the user experience with real time
HDR and high speed 4K support. I look forward to working with the talented
people at Aptina in continuing to build on our innovations, broad portfolio of
products and powerful intellectual property.”

Carmack most recently served as the Senior Vice President for NVIDIA
Corporation’s Mobile Business Unit which he established in 2003. Prior to his
13 years at NVIDIA, Carmack was the Executive Vice President of Research and
Development at 3DFX Interactive, Inc. which was acquired by NVIDIA. His
professional experience also includes leadership positions with innovative
Silicon Valley companies including Senior Vice President and COO for Gigapixel
and Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Raydiant, Inc. Carmack earned a
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at Brigham Young
University and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from
Stanford University.

Carmack succeeds Nicholas Brathwaite who has been Aptina’s Interim CEO since
August 2012. Mr. Brathwaite will continue in his role as the Chairman of the
Board of Directors for Aptina, a position he has held since July 2009.

About Aptina

Aptina is a global provider of CMOS imaging solutions that enable Imaging
Everywhere™. Using performance enhancing technologies, Aptina has created a
market-leading portfolio of image sensor products found in the world’s leading
consumer electronics. For additional information on Aptina visit

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