Pericom Semiconductor Appoints Chief Financial Officer
MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/07/14 -- Pericom Semiconductor
Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM), a worldwide supplier of high performance
connectivity and timing solutions, today announced that it has
appointed James B. Boyd to the position of Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Boyd has over thirty years of finance
experience, including twelve years as a public company CFO in the
"We are very pleased to welcome Jim to Pericom," said Alex Hui,
president and CEO. "His leadership abilities, financial knowledge and
industry experience will be invaluable to us as we continue the
execution of our strategy to grow business in networking, cloud
computing and embedded applications with our serial connectivity and
Mr. Boyd's over thirty years of experience covers a variety of
industries and companies from start-ups to Fortune 100 firms. Mr.
Boyd spent three years as chief financial officer for Silicon Storage
Technology, a $400 million manufacturer of memory and non-memory
chips. Prior to that, Mr. Boyd spent seven years as chief financial
officer of ESS Technology, a manufacturer of DVD and image sensor
chips. Earlier, he was chief financial officer for Gatefield
Corporation, a manufacturer of non-volatile reprogrammable FPGAs. Mr.
Boyd holds a bachelor of science degree and an MBA degree from the
University of Wisconsin and a law degree from the Golden Gate
University School of Law.
Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM)
enables serial connectivity with the industry's most complete
solutions for the computing, communications, consumer and embedded
market segments. Pericom's analog, digital and mixed-signal
integrated circuits, along with its frequency control products, are
essential in the timing, switching, bridging and conditioning of
high-speed signals required by today's ever-increasing speed and
bandwidth demanding applications. Company headquarters are in
Milpitas, California, with design centers and technical sales and
support offices globally. Pericom and the Pericom logo are trademarks
or registered trademarks of Pericom Semiconductor Corp in the U.S.
and/or other countries. Our website is http://www.pericom.com.
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