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 Takaki Murata has been appointed vice president of business development for the high performance analog (HPA) business unit. Murata will be based in Peregrine's San Diego headquarters.
"On the heels of the Murata acquisition, I am excited to announce that Takaki Murata will be joining the Peregrine team as vice president of business development for HPA," says Duncan Pilgrim, vice president and general manager of Peregrine Semiconductor's HPA business unit. "Takaki's strong technical understanding of RF technologies, coupled with his 10 years of experience at Murata, makes him the perfect support as we begin to leverage and blend our leadership position in RF with the packaging and filter dominance of Murata."
Murata was previously in charge of strategic sales planning and marketing as senior manager in the EMI filter product division of Murata Manufacturing. As part of a rotational leadership program, he worked several functions within Murata Manufacturing including cooperate accounting, product engineering of RF front-end modules and antennas and research and development of surface acoustic filters and ceramic materials. Murata earned a Ph.D. in electrical and electronic engineering from Chiba University, a master's degree in material science and engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a bachelor's degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Kyoto University.
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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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