SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRVL), a global leader in providing complete silicon solutions, today announced the appointment of Mr. Richard S. Hill as Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective May 1, 2016. Mr. Hill was selected to the position based on his decades of practical experience and technology leadership.
"It's a great honor to join the Marvell Board as Chairman. I've been closely tracking Marvell's technology developments the past two decades, and I am proud to be a part of the Marvell team," said Mr. Richard S. Hill, Chairman of the Board, Marvell Technology Group. "I look forward to working closely with the Company's Board and shaping the direction of Marvell moving forward. We will continue to focus on our core businesses as well as new market opportunities."
Mr. Hill is a highly accomplished executive whose depth of experience and knowledge is well suited to lead Marvell's Board of Directors. Mr. Hill has served as a member of the Board of Tessera Technologies since August 2012 and as Chairman of the Board since March 2013. He also served as Tessera's Interim Chief Executive Officer from April 15, 2013 until May 29, 2013. Additionally, Mr. Hill also served on a number of public boards, including Autodesk, Arrow Electronics and Yahoo.
As announced on April 27, the Company's Board currently consists of ten directors: Weili Dai, Peter A. Feld, Juergen Gromer, Richard S. Hill, John Kassakian, Oleg Khaykin, Arturo Krueger, Sehat Sutardja, Robert E. Switz, and Randhir Thakur.
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a global leader in providing complete silicon solutions. From storage to cloud infrastructure, Internet of Things (IoT), connectivity and multimedia, Marvell's diverse product portfolio aligns complete platform designs with industry-leading performance, security, reliability and efficiency. At the core of the world's most powerful consumer, network and enterprise systems, Marvell empowers partners and their customers to always stand at the forefront of innovation, performance and mass appeal. By providing people around the world with mobility and ease of access to services, adding value to their social, personal and work lives, Marvell is committed to enhancing the human experience.
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