Synaptics CEO Rick Bergman Joins Maxwell Technologies' Board

May 14, 2015, 16:00 ET from Maxwell Technologies, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today that Rick Bergman, President and CEO of Synaptics, Inc., a leading developer of human interface solutions for intelligent devices, has been appointed to Maxwell's board of directors.

Bergman joined Synaptics in 2011, after serving in a series of senior executive positions with AMD, where he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of AMD's Product Group from May 2009 to September 2011, and Senior Vice President and General Manager of AMD's Graphics Product Group (GPG) from October 2006 to May 2009. Until AMD acquired ATI in 2006, Mr. Bergman was Senior Vice President and General Manager of ATI's PC Group. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer of S3 Graphics and before that he held other senior management positions in the technology industry after beginning his career with Texas Instruments and IBM. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan and a Master's degree in business administration from the University of Colorado's Executive MBA program.

"We are delighted that Mr. Bergman has agreed to join Maxwell's board," said Mark Rossi, chairman of the board.  "His extensive business experience and contacts in the technology industry will make him a valuable resource and sounding board as we continue to pursue new avenues for growth."

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