SANTA CLARA, Calif. and SHANGHAI, June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced the appointment of Dr. Ting Wei Li as its new Vice President and General Manager of China Business, effective immediately. With the announcement, Marvell continues to strengthen its position as one of the most significant, fastest-growing semiconductor companies in China. The company has operations in Shanghai, Beijing, Hefei and Shenzhen. Marvell's flagship design center in Shanghai has more than 800 engineers serving China's largest mobile and consumer electronics companies.
"As a global technology leader, Marvell has made a significant, long-term commitment to China and its high tech industry," said Weili Dai, Marvell's Co-founder and Vice President and General Manager of the Consumer and Computing Business Unit. "I am very pleased that a talented leader like Dr. Li has joined the Marvell family as we actively pursue our vision and growth plans in China."
Prior to joining Marvell, Dr. Li served as head of Qualcomm's Shanghai office and as senior director of business development. In this position, he primarily concentrated on carrier relations and the development of CDMA wireless technologies in China. He also previously served as technical deputy for Lucent Technologies and held research positions at Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago, IL, and Leiden University, Netherlands. Dr. Li obtained a Ph.D. in experimental physics from Leiden University in the Netherlands, a Master of Science degree from the Chinese Academy of Science and a Bachelor of Science degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
"I am honored to join such a well-known and well-respected organization at this exciting time in the industry and for the company, as well as for the opportunity to be working with world-class leadership to take Marvell to the next level," said Dr. Ting-Wei Li. "As a leading player in the region, Marvell's mission is to bring our world-class capability to China's billion-plus consumers."
In his new position at Marvell, Dr. Li will play a key role in setting the strategic direction for Marvell's China operation with overall responsibility for supporting existing and new business development, sales and customers.
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a world leader in the development of storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions. Marvell's diverse product portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless, and storage solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure including enterprise, metro, home, and storage networking. As used in this release, the term "Marvell" refers to Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries. For more information, visit http://www.marvell.com.