PHOENIX, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IMS 2015 -- In booth #2622 Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces Colin Hunt has been promoted to vice president of worldwide sales. Hunt will be based in the company's San Diego headquarters and will oversee Peregrine's entire sales channel, which includes sales offices in the United States, Europe and Asia.
"Colin is the ideal person to fill this role," says Jim Cable, CEO at Peregrine Semiconductor. "Not only does Colin bring over 20 years of sales experience, but he brings an understanding of the Murata sales organization. A former employee of Murata, Colin is widely respected by their team and has been a very active participant in Peregrine's integration activities with Murata, both prior to and after the actual deal close."
Hunt is an effective sales leader with experience gained at companies including RFMD, NDK and Murata. Hunt joined Peregrine in February 2013 as European sales director. His strong technical background began early with an apprenticeship with the Royal Air Force. He has a proven track record of growing sales and developing successful business opportunities in both new and emerging markets.
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Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation, a Murata company, is the founder of RF silicon on insulator (SOI) and is a leading fabless provider of high-performance, integrated RF solutions. Since 1988 Peregrine and its founding team have been perfecting UltraCMOS® technology—a patented, advanced form of SOI—to deliver the performance edge needed to solve the RF market's biggest challenges, such as linearity. With products that deliver best-in-class performance and monolithic integration, Peregrine is the trusted choice for market leaders in automotive, broadband, industrial, Internet of Things, mobile devices, smartphones, space, test-and-measurement equipment and wireless infrastructure. A Murata company since December 2014, Peregrine holds more than 180 filed and pending patents and has shipped over 2 billion UltraCMOS units. For more information, visit http://www.psemi.com.
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