Micrel Names Industry Executive David Schwartz Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Jun 27, 2011, 06:06 ET from Micrel, Inc.

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Micrel Inc., (Nasdaq: MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today announced that Mr. David Schwartz, a veteran sales professional in the semiconductor industry, is joining Micrel as the Company's Vice President of World Wide Sales.  He will report directly to Mr. Ray Zinn, president and CEO, and have responsibility for the Company's global sales efforts.

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Mr. Schwartz brings more than 30 years of valuable semiconductor sales experience to his role at Micrel.  Most recently, he held the position of Worldwide Vice President of Sales for Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc.  Prior to this, he was Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for Oxford Semiconductor.  He has also held senior executive positions at both Renesas Technology Americas and Mitsubishi Semiconductor Americas.  He began his career at Motorola Semiconductor where he developed a strong foundation in semiconductor sales.  Mr. Schwartz received his MBA from Farleigh Dickenson University, Rutherford NJ, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Pratt Institute, Fairfield, NJ.

"David is a results-driven, seasoned veteran of the semiconductor industry.  He comes to Micrel with a successful track record in developing new business opportunities that have resulted in strong revenue growth for a company, its shareholders and employees," noted Ray Zinn, President and CEO, Micrel.  "With his extensive knowledge of the semiconductor business, particularly in the arena of new business development throughout Asia, we are looking forward to his many contributions."  

About Micrel, Inc.

Micrel Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of IC solutions for the worldwide analog, Ethernet and high bandwidth markets.  The Company's products include advanced mixed-signal, analog and power semiconductors; high performance communication, clock management, Ethernet switch and physical layer transceiver ICs.  Company customers include leading manufacturers of enterprise, consumer, industrial, mobile, telecommunications, automotive, and computer products.  Corporation headquarters and state-of-the-art wafer fabrication facilities are located in San Jose, CA, with regional sales and support offices and advanced technology design centers situated throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.  In addition, the Company maintains an extensive network of distributors and reps worldwide.  Web: http://www.micrel.com.

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