MUNICH and NEUBIBERG, Germany, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, today announced it has appointed Board of Directors member Dan Artusi as Chief Executive Officer of Lantiq. In this role, he will be responsible for working with the senior management team to build upon the company's success in broadband access and to pursue exciting growth opportunities in the dynamic home networking arena. Dan has been closely involved with the business since the acquisition from Infineon and has been a director of the company since 2009.
"With Lantiq's carve-out from Infineon Technologies now complete, the company has entered a new, exciting period of its development," said Dan Artusi. "I'm thrilled to work with a great management team and a truly committed group of employees to capitalize on our unique breadth of technologies and deep customer relationships to grow the business."
Dan Artusi has more than 30 years of experience in the semiconductor and communications industries. He has been CEO of publicly traded semiconductor companies Silicon Laboratories and Conexant Systems, where he led both companies through successful business transformations. Prior to his CEO roles, he spent more than 20 years in various senior management positions at Motorola Semiconductor. He has also served as a director at several publicly traded semiconductor companies, most recently at Atheros Communications. Currently Dan serves on the Board of Directors at Conexant Systems, Scintera Networks and Energy Micro AS.
Christian Wolff played a critical role in leading the company through the transition to a stand-alone, independent company. The company is very appreciative of Christian's efforts and he will remain on the Board.
Lantiq offers a broad and innovative product portfolio for next-generation networks and the digital home. The company specializes in broadband communications encompassing analog, digital and mixed-signal ICs along with comprehensive software suites. Lantiq is a fabless company and its semiconductor solutions are deployed by major carriers and in home networks in every region of the world. Further information is available at: lantiq.com, via lantiq.com/rss and on Twitter at: twitter.com/lantiq