Hittite Microwave Corporation Elects Steve Sanghi to Board of Directors

  Hittite Microwave Corporation Elects Steve Sanghi to Board of Directors

Business Wire

CHELMSFORD, Mass. -- October 2, 2013

Hittite Microwave Corporation (NASDAQ:HITT) announced that on October 1, 2013
the company’s Board of Directors elected Steve Sanghi as a member of the
Board.

Mr. Sanghi brings significant industry and management expertise to Hittite
Microwave Corporation. He has served for more than 20 years as Chairman,
President and CEO of Microchip Technology Incorporated (Nasdaq: MCHP), a
company that develops and manufactures specialized semiconductor devices for
control applications. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Xyratex Ltd.
(Nasdaq: XRTX), is Chairman of the board of FlipChip International, a private
company, and FIRST, a non-profit organization formed to inspire young students
in their interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

“We welcome Steve to the Hittite board and believe his experience and
background is well suited to serve Hittite’s needs as we implement our
strategy for the future,” said Franklin Weigold, Chairman of the Board of
Directors.

About Hittite Microwave Corporation

Hittite Microwave Corporation is an innovative designer and manufacturer of
high performance integrated circuits, or ICs, modules, subsystems and
instrumentation for technically demanding digital, RF, microwave and
millimeterwave applications covering DC to 110 GHz. The company’s standard and
custom products apply analog, digital and mixed-signal semiconductor
technologies, which are used in a wide variety of wireless & wired
communication and sensor applications for the automotive, broadband, cellular
infrastructure, fiber optic, microwave & millimeterwave communications,
military, space and test & measurement markets. The company is headquartered
in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

Contact:

Hittite Microwave Corporation
William W. Boecke, 978-250-3343
V.P. and Chief Financial Officer