Leading supplier of analog mixed-signal products,
), recently announced that it has appointed Parviz Ghaffaripour
as Senior Vice President of Connectivity and Power Management
Products. The new VP will be directly reporting to Exar's
President and CEO (Chief Executive Officer), Louis DiNardo.
Exar designs and manufactures analog and mixed-signal integrated
circuits for communication, video and imaging products.
Connectivity and power management is one of the four product
portfolios of Exar. The others are communications products,
network security and storage optimization solutions.
Ghaffaripour previously worked as the CEO of Akros Silicon, a
privately funded power management company. Prior to Akros, he
served as the COO (Chief Operating Officer) at Advanced Analogic
Technologies, an analog semiconductor company acquired by
Skyworks Solutions Inc
).In addition, Ghaffaripour had previously served in technical
and management roles at
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc
), a semiconductor manufacturing company, and National
Semiconductor which has been acquired by
Texas Instruments Inc
Management of Exar believes that the return of Ghaffaripour,
who started his career at Exar in 1984, will add significant
value to the firm. His rich experience from previous stints in
the analog mixed-signal industry is expected to unleash a spate
of new designs, marketing ideas and excellent managerial
capabilities for Exar. In addition, his outstanding product
knowledge and market selection capabilities are likely to enhance
Exar's work culture.
We appreciate management's effort to rope in an industry veteran
to boost its earnings and at the same time meet customers'
Exar currently carries a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell).
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