Exar Corporation Appoints Robert Pfister as Vice President of EMEA Sales

Jan 14, 2016, 08:45 ET from Exar Corporation

FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of analog mixed-signal products serving the industrial, high-end consumer and infrastructure markets, announced the appointment of Robert Pfister to the position of Vice President, EMEA Sales. Mr. Pfister brings 25 years of professional experience in sales and management for technology companies and will be responsible for driving all aspects of Exar's success in Europe, including strengthening key customer relationships, growing and increasing market penetration.

"Robert's extensive experience as a sales executive in Europe will be very valuable to Exar as we continue to grow our business in this region of the world," said James Lougheed, Exar's Vice President, Sales and Marketing. "He will play a key role in driving sustainable revenue growth extending our recent progress in this important market."

Prior to joining Exar, Mr. Pfister served as Vice President of Sales of Intersil and Managing Director for Intersil Germany. Before his tenure at Intersil, Mr. Pfister held sales positions at Harris Semiconductor and General Electric.

Located at Exar's corporate office in Germany, Mr. Pfister will be Exar's top sales executive in Germany. He holds an engineering degree in electronics from University of Applied Sciences in Regensburg, Germany.

About Exar

Exar Corporation designs, develops and markets analog mixed-signal products for the industrial and embedded systems communications, high-end consumer and infrastructure markets. Exar's broad product portfolio includes power management, signal conditioning, interface, display, data management and video processing solutions. Exar has locations worldwide providing real-time customer support.  For more information, visit www.exar.com.

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