AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cirrus Logic, Inc. (Nasdaq:
CRUS),a leader in high-precision analog and digital signal
processing components, announced today that Al Schuele has
been appointed chairman of the Board of Directors, taking the
place of the late Michael L. Hackworth, Cirrus Logic's
co-founder, who passed away in April.
Al Schuele appointed as new Cirrus Logic Chairman of the
Board of Directors (Photo: Business Wire)
Mr. Schuele was first elected to Cirrus Logic's Board of
Directors in July 2011. Schuele has been a general partner
since 2000 with Sevin Rosen Funds, a high tech venture
capital firm, and is currently a director of Javelin
Semiconductor. Prior to Sevin Rosen, he was chief executive
officer of Benchmarq Microelectronics and served as
president, chief operating officer and a director of the
Board of Unitrode Corp. after its merger with Benchmarq.
Other past semiconductor company experience includes various
sales, marketing, and executive positions at Cirrus Logic,
Crystal Semiconductor, Cypress Semiconductor, Mostek,
Motorola and Texas Instruments.
"Al Schuele has nearly 40 years of high tech and
semiconductor industry experience and has already proven to
be a valuable asset to the Cirrus Logic Board," said
Jason Rhode, president and chief executive officer. "We
look forward to Al's continued guidance and leadership as
the new chairman of the Board, building on the legacy Michael
Hackworth left to Cirrus Logic."
Cirrus Logic, Inc.
Cirrus Logic develops high-precision, analog and mixed-signal
integrated circuits for a broad range of innovative
customers. Building on its diverse analog and
signal-processing patent portfolio, Cirrus Logic delivers
highly optimized products for a variety of audio and
energy-related applications. The company operates from
headquarters in Austin, Texas, with offices in Tucson, Ariz.,
Europe, Japan and Asia. More information about Cirrus Logic
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