Skyworks Appoints Christine King to its Board of Directors

  Skyworks Appoints Christine King to its Board of Directors

             Executive Brings Extensive Semiconductor Experience

Business Wire

WOBURN, Mass. -- January 8, 2014

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high performance
analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, today announced
that the company has appointed Christine King to its board of directors. King
most recently served as the chief executive officer of Standard Microsystems
(SMSC), a developer of silicon-based integrated circuits that utilizes analog
and mixed-signal technologies, until the company’s acquisition by Microchip
Technology in 2012. Prior to that, she was chief executive officer of AMI
Semiconductor before it was acquired by ON Semiconductor. King also spent more
than 23 years at IBM in various management positions, including vice president
of Semiconductor Solutions. She formerly served as a director for Analog
Devices and Atheros Communications, prior to its acquisition by Qualcomm.

“Christine King is an outstanding addition to our board of directors,” said
David J. McLachlan, Skyworks’ chairman of the board. “She is an accomplished
industry executive whose broad semiconductor experience will be particularly
relevant as Skyworks continues to grow and become a diversified analog
semiconductor leader.”

“I am thrilled to be joining Skyworks’ board of directors,” said King. “This
is an exciting time in wireless and I look forward to sharing my experience as
Skyworks capitalizes on the explosive demand for connectivity.”

King, 64, serves on the board of directors for Cirrus Logic, IDACORP, Idaho
Power Company and QLogic. King graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University
in Teaneck, N.J. with a B.S. in electrical engineering.

About Skyworks

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is an innovator of high performance analog
semiconductors. Leveraging core technologies, Skyworks supports automotive,
broadband, cellular infrastructure, energy management, GPS, industrial,
medical, military, wireless networking, smartphone and tablet applications.
The Company’s portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, circulators,
demodulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules,
hybrids, infrastructure RF subsystems, isolators, lighting and display
solutions, mixers, modulators, optocouplers, optoisolators, phase shifters,
PLLs/synthesizers/VCOs, power dividers/combiners, power management devices,
receivers, switches and technical ceramics.

Headquartered in Woburn, Mass., Skyworks is worldwide with engineering,
manufacturing, sales and service facilities throughout Asia, Europe and North
America. For more information, please visit Skyworks’ Web site at:
www.skyworksinc.com.

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factors that could cause actual results to differ materially and adversely
from those projected, and may affect our future operating results, financial
position and cash flows.

These risks, uncertainties and other important factors include, but are not
limited to: uncertainty regarding global economic and financial market
conditions; the susceptibility of the semiconductor industry and the markets
addressed by our, and our customers', products to economic downturns; the
timing, rescheduling or cancellation of significant customer orders and our
ability, as well as the ability of our customers, to manage inventory; losses
or curtailments of purchases or payments from key customers, or the timing of
customer inventory adjustments; the availability and pricing of third party
semiconductor foundry, assembly and test capacity, raw materials and supplier
components; changes in laws, regulations and/or policies that could adversely
affect either (i) the economy and our customers’ demand for our products or
(ii) the financial markets and our ability to raise capital; our ability to
develop, manufacture and market innovative products in a highly price
competitive and rapidly changing technological environment; economic, social,
military and geo-political conditions in the countries in which we, our
customers or our suppliers operate, including security and health risks,
possible disruptions in transportation networks and fluctuations in foreign
currency exchange rates; fluctuations in our manufacturing yields due to our
complex and specialized manufacturing processes; delays or disruptions in
production due to equipment maintenance, repairs and/or upgrades; our reliance
on several key customers for a large percentage of our sales; fluctuations in
the manufacturing yields of our third party semiconductor foundries and other
problems or delays in the fabrication, assembly, testing or delivery of our
products; our ability to timely and accurately predict market requirements and
evolving industry standards, and to identify opportunities in new markets;
uncertainties of litigation, including potential disputes over intellectual
property infringement and rights, as well as payments related to the licensing
and/or sale of such rights; our ability to rapidly develop new products and
avoid product obsolescence; our ability to retain, recruit and hire key
executives, technical personnel and other employees in the positions and
numbers, with the experience and capabilities, and at the compensation levels
needed to implement our business and product plans; lengthy product
development cycles that impact the timing of new product introductions;
unfavorable changes in product mix; the quality of our products and any
remediation costs; shorter than expected product life cycles; problems or
delays that we may face in shifting our products to smaller geometry process
technologies and in achieving higher levels of design integration; and our
ability to continue to grow and maintain an intellectual property portfolio
and obtain needed licenses from third parties, as well as other risks and
uncertainties, including, but not limited to, those detailed from time to time
in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made only as
of the date hereof, and we undertake no obligation to update or revise the
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.

Note to Editors: Skyworks, Skyworks Solutions and Isolink are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the
United States and in other countries. All other brands and names listed are
trademarks of their respective companies.

Contact:

Skyworks Media Relations:
Pilar Barrigas
(949) 231-3061
or
Skyworks Investor Relations:
Stephen Ferranti
(781) 376-3056
 
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