WiSpry Names Brian Hurst as New Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Aug 09, 2010, 08:00 ET from WiSpry, Inc.

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- WiSpry, Inc., the leader in tunable radio frequency (RF) semiconductor products for the wireless industry, today announced that Brian Hurst has been named vice president of worldwide sales.  Hurst brings over 20 years experience in the semiconductor industry where he has established worldwide relationships in the handset, antenna, analog and digital RF device industries.

"Brian has an established, well-deserved reputation as a wireless semiconductor industry leader.  He has proven expertise in developing key relationships and channels within the top-tier cellular handset eco-system," said Jeff Hilbert, president and founder of WiSpry. "Brian is an outstanding addition to our executive management team as we continue to rapidly expand our customer design-in base and we prepare for high volume production."

Before joining WiSpry, Hurst served as vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation, where he established a worldwide sales organization, building a customer support infrastructure in Korea and Taiwan.  He also served as vice president of worldwide sales for ANADIGICS Corporation where he led global relationships with strategic Tier 1 customers.  Hurst's professional experience includes numerous management and executive positions in worldwide sales, strategic business development and marketing in wireless semiconductors.  

"I am very excited to join the team here at WiSpry.  The tunable RF-MEMs technology that the WiSpry team has developed is uniquely differentiated and will prove to positively impact the future of our customers as they develop global multi-band and multi-mode mobile terminals," stated Brian Hurst.  "I have been quite impressed with the team and its accomplishments.  I am looking forward to expanding our relationships worldwide and leveraging our key cellular engagements, while driving WiSpry into the rapid growth phase of its development and revenue generation."

About WiSpry

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., WiSpry is a fabless RF semiconductor company that designs and manufactures RF CMOS integrated circuits and components for leading manufacturers of mobile phones, laptops and wireless data communications products.  Utilizing the Company's core competency in RF micro-electro-mechanical systems (RF-MEMS) technology, WiSpry creates revolutionary wireless 'System on Chip' MEMS-based RF architectures, and has recently begun shipping products to a Tier 1 mobile handset manufacturer.  WiSpry tunable RF-MEMS devices enable the development of tunable RF front-ends, allowing system designers to achieve the architectural innovation required to meet the growing challenges of mobile communications networks. For more information, visit www.wispry.com.

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