Silicon Labs Adds Alf-Egil Bogen to Board of Directors

  Silicon Labs Adds Alf-Egil Bogen to Board of Directors

   Company Gains Semiconductor Industry Veteran with Deep Microcontroller,
                  Corporate Marketing and Branding Expertise

Business Wire

AUSTIN, Texas -- October 21, 2013

Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive,
mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), today announced that Alf-Egil Bogen
has been appointed to the company’s board of directors.

Semiconductor Industry Veteran Alf-Egil Bogen Joins Silicon Labs' Board of
Directors (Photo: Busines ...

Semiconductor Industry Veteran Alf-Egil Bogen Joins Silicon Labs' Board of
Directors (Photo: Business Wire)

Mr. Bogen is a 20-year semiconductor veteran and one of the inventors of the
highly successful AVR microcontroller. He is currently the chief executive
officer and a member of the board of directors of Novelda AS, a privately held
semiconductor company based in Norway specializing in nanoscale wireless
low-power technology for ultra-high-resolution impulse radar.

Prior to Novelda, he was chief marketing officer of Energy Micro AS until it
was acquired by Silicon Labs in July 2013. Mr. Bogen also held various
management positions during his 17 years at Atmel Corporation, including
managing director of the AVR business unit as well as vice president of
corporate marketing and chief marketing officer. He began his career at Nordic
VLSI in Norway. Mr. Bogen holds a Master of Science degree in electrical
engineering and computer science from Norwegian University of Science and
Technology and a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical and computing
engineering from Trondheim University College.

“We are pleased to welcome Alf to our board of directors,” said Tyson Tuttle,
CEO of Silicon Labs. “His expertise with microcontrollers, corporate marketing
and branding will be extremely valuable to Silicon Labs as we continue to
focus on driving high-quality revenue growth and market leadership.”

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team with unsurpassed expertise in mixed-signal design, Silicon Labs’ diverse
portfolio of patented semiconductor solutions offers customers significant
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