People: Semtech Corp (SMTC.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Rockell Hankin

67 2006 Independent Chairman of the Board

Mohan Maheswaran

50 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

James Burra

71 2007 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Emeka Chukwu

51 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

Charles Ammann

2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Gary Beauchamp

54 2014 Executive Vice President, General Manager - Signal Integrity Product Group

Jeffrey Pohlman

64 2013 Executive Vice President and General Manager - Protection, Power Management and High Reliability Products

J. Michael Wilson

58 2013 Executive Vice President - Quality and Reliability

Alain Dantec

64 2011 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Wireless and Sensing Product Group

James Kim

57 2009 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Marketing

Charles Harper

66 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

Asaf Silberstein

44 2013 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Operations

Sharon Faltemier

57 2014 Vice President, Director of Human Resources

Roger Levinson

Vice President - Systems Innovation Group

Glen Antle

75 2002 Independent Director

Wilford Baker

71 2006 Independent Director

Bruce Edwards

60 2006 Independent Director

James Lindstrom

68 2002 Independent Director

John Piotrowski

80 2002 Independent Director

Carmelo Santoro

72 2013 Independent Director

Sylvia Summers

61 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Rockell Hankin

Mr. Rockell N. Hankin is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Semtech Corporation. He is Private investor from January 2006 to date. Chief Executive Officer and Principal, Hankin & Co., a diversified business advisory and investment banking firm from June 1986 through December 2005. Vice Chair of the Kavli Foundation. Mr. Hankin has spoken on corporate governance issues including at the Duke Capital Markets Director's Education Institute, UCLA's Director Certification Program, the University of Maryland Directors' Institute and various other corporate governance programs.

Mohan Maheswaran

Mr. Mohan R. Maheswaran is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Semtech Corporation. He was Executive Vice President and General Manager of Intersil Corporation, a company that designs and manufactures analog semiconductors, from June 2002 until March 2006, responsible for managing and overseeing the design, development, applications and marketing functions for Intersil's Analog Signal Processing Business unit. From June 2001 to May 2002, he was Vice President of Marketing, Business Development and Corporate Strategy for Elantec Semiconductor, Inc., a company that designed and manufactured analog integrated circuits before its acquisition by Intersil in May 2002. He was previously employed by Elantec Semiconductor as Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Strategy; by Allayer Communications, a communications IC startup acquired by Broadcom; and by IBM Microelectronics, Texas Instruments, Hewlett Packard and Nortel Communications.

James Burra

Mr. James P. Burra is an Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Semtech Corporation. He has been Chief Executive Officer and majority owner of Endural LLC, a manufacturer of a proprietary line of vacuum formed, high density polyethylene containers, since October 2006 and Chief Executive Officer of predecessors since 1989. Mr. Burra previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Intercole, Inc., a public multi-industry industrial products company and as a senior audit manager with Arthur Andersen & Co. Former director of Earl Scheib, Inc. from 2007 to 2010, a former public company and operator of retail automobile paint and body shops. Former director of Hoover Group, Inc., former parent company of Endural LLC, from 1998 to 2006.

Emeka Chukwu

Mr. Emeka Chukwu is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of Semtech Corporation., since August 2011. He previously served as the Company's Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer from November 2006. He previously had been employed in various financial positions at Intersil Corporation, a company that designs and manufactures analog semiconductors, since 2002. His most recent position at Intersil was Vice President, Finance, in which capacity he served since February 2006 with responsibility for all financial management affairs of the corporation's business units and worldwide operations. He served as the Controller of Intersil's Analog Signal Processing Group and Worldwide Operations from May 2002 through January 2006, responsible for financial planning, budget management, and related financial oversight functions. From July 1997 through April 2002, he was the Corporate Controller of Elantec Semiconductor, Inc., a manufacturer of analog integrated circuits that was acquired by Intersil in 2002.

Charles Ammann

Mr. Charles B. Ammann is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Semtech Corp. Mr. Ammann comes to Semtech with more than 30 years of corporate and legal experience, most recently as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of United Online, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTD). Before joining United Online, Inc., he held senior executive positions and served as the General Counsel at TV Guide, Inc., United Video Satellite Group and Flint Industries. Mr. Ammann also served as a Partner for the prestigious law firm Gable & Gotwals. Mr. Ammann received his B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame with a double major in Finance and Management and was the recipient of the prestigious Hamilton Award for Management. He obtained his J.D. from the University of Oklahoma where he served as Editor of the Oklahoma Law Review, and his M.B.A. from The University of Tulsa.

Gary Beauchamp

Mr. Gary M. Beauchamp is Executive Vice President, General Manager - Signal Integrity Product Group of Semtech Corporation. Mr. Beauchamp's group provides high-performance analog solutions to the video broadcast, video surveillance, and data communications markets. Prior to his role at Semtech, Mr. Beauchamp was Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mixed Signal and Optical Products, for Gennum Corporation, which he joined in 2000. Between 1990 and 2000, Mr. Beauchamp held several management positions at COM DEV International.

Jeffrey Pohlman

Mr. Jeffrey T. Pohlman is Executive Vice President and General Manager - Protection, Power Management and High Reliability Products of Semtech Corporation, since February 2013. Mr. Pohlman was promoted to Senior Vice President of Protection Products in June 2007 after serving as Vice President of Protection Products since 1998. Prior to his promotion in February 2013, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager, Protection, Power Management and High Reliability Products. He has worked for the Company in various engineering roles since 1988. Mr. Pohlman was previously employed by Supertex Inc., Fairchild Camera and Instrument, Inc., and National Semiconductor in various technical and managerial roles.

J. Michael Wilson

Mr. J. Michael Wilson is Executive Vice President - Quality and Reliability of Semtech Corporation. Prior to his promotion, Mr. Wilson was Senior Vice President, Quality and Reliability, a position he held since November 2011. Mr. Wilson was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer in May 2008 after serving as Senior Vice President of Power Management Products since June 2007 and serving as Vice President of that unit since 2001. He joined as the result of the 1995 acquisition of ECI Semiconductor where he was Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He has more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry in a broad range of technical and management positions.

Alain Dantec

Mr. Alain Dantec is Senior Vice President, General Manager - Wireless and Sensing Product Group of Semtech Corporation. Mr. Dantec was promoted to Senior Vice President/General Manager of Advanced Communications and Sensing Group in June 2007. He previously served as the Company's Vice President of Wireless and Sensing Products from June 2005. He joined as the result of the Company's June 2005 acquisition of XEMICS S.A. a privately held company engaged in design, manufacturing and sales of ultra-low power analog, mixed signal and radio frequency (RF) integrated circuits, where he served as Chief Executive Officer since 2001. Prior to joining XEMICS, Mr. Dantec was Chief Executive Officer of Atmel Nantes, a subsidiary of Atmel in France, from 1996 to 2001. He has more than 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry in a broad range of technical and management positions within such companies as Atmel, the Temic Group, Harris, and Alcatel.

James Kim

Mr. James J. Kim is Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Marketing of Semtech Corporation, since November 2009. Mr. Kim was appointed Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing in February 2007, after serving as Vice President of Global Handset Sales since March 2004. He was Director of Sales and Marketing for Korea and Japan from April 2000 to March 2004. He was Marketing Manager from May 1997 to April 2000. He has also held various engineering positions since beginning his employment with the Company in 1986. Mr. Pohlman was promoted to Executive Vice President and General Manager, Protection, Power Management and High Reliability Products in February 2013. Mr. Pohlman was promoted to Senior Vice President of Protection Products in June 2007 after serving as Vice President of Protection Products since 1998. Prior to his promotion in February 2013, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager, Protection, Power Management and High Reliability Products. He has worked for the Company in various engineering roles since 1988. Mr. Pohlman was previously employed by Supertex Inc., Fairchild Camera and Instrument, Inc., and National Semiconductor in various technical and managerial roles.

Charles Harper

Mr. Charles E. Harper is Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer of Semtech Corporation. This group was formed following the acquisition of Sierra Monolithics, Inc. by Semtech Corporation on December 9, 2009. Most recently, Mr. Harper was Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Sierra Monolithics, Inc. since 1988. Prior to founding Sierra Monolithics, Inc., he worked for several high technology companies in the Southern California area. He served as Manager of Advanced Technology Development at Magnavox, Director of Business Planning at Mattel, Assistant Director of Management Services at Lear Sieger, and held several engineering and executive management positions at the Garrett/Allied Signal Corporation.

Asaf Silberstein

Mr. Asaf Silberstein is Senior Vice President - Worldwide Operations of Semtech Corporation since February 2013. Mr. Silberstein became Vice President, Worldwide Operations in March 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Silberstein was Vice President, Operations, a position he held since he joined the Company in December 2010. Prior to joining the Company, he was employed from 2007 to 2010 at Microsemi Corporation as Vice President Global Operations in its Analog Mixed Signal Division. Prior to Microsemi, he was Vice President Operations from 2000 to 2005 and Chief Operating Officer from 2005 to 2007 at Powerdsine, Israel, when Powerdsine was acquired by Microsemi. He has also previously served in various positions at 3Com and ECI Telecom.

Sharon Faltemier

Ms. Sharon Faltemier is Vice President, Director of Human Resources of Semtech Corp. Prior to Semtech, she served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources for DTS, Inc., a consumer electronics licensing company from 2006 to 2012. Prior to DTS she was Sr. Vice President, Human Resources for Capstone Turbine Corporation from 2003 to 2006. Her more than 30 years of experience in the human resources field and business operations includes positions with Tyco International Ltd., Proctor & Gamble, Northrop Grumman and Boeing.

Roger Levinson

Mr. Roger Levinson is Vice President - Systems Innovation Group of Semtech Corp.

Glen Antle

Mr. Glen M. Antle is an Independent Director of Semtech Corporation, since 2002. He has been Acting Chief Executive Officer of Trident Microsystems, Inc., a public company, from November 2006 to October 2007. Trident Microsystems is a semiconductor and related electronic components manufacturer. Chairman of the Board of Directors of Quickturn Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design automation company, from June 1993 to June 1999. Co-founded ECAD, Inc., now Cadence Design Systems, Inc., and served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of its Board of Directors from 1982 to 1988. Director of Trident Microsystems, Inc. from 1992 to February 2010 and Chairman of the Board of Trident Microsystems, Inc. from November 2006 to November 2009.

Wilford Baker

Mr. Wilford Dean Baker is no longer Independent Director of Semtech Corporation, effective June 2015 (2015 Annual General Meeting). He has been President of NanoPrecision Holding Company, Inc., a privately held company engaged in the development and manufacture of ultra-precision machined mechanical components, since October 2007. Consultant to firms in the technology sector on program reviews as well as evaluations of technical, management and strategic matters since 1999. Previously served in a variety of leadership positions at Northrop Grumman Corporation, a defense contractor, including Vice-President and General Manager of the Defensive Systems Division, Vice-President and General Manager of Combat Support Systems, and Vice-President and TSSAM Program Manager for the Aircraft Division. Director of NanoPrecision Holding Company and its wholly-owned subsidiary, NanoPrecision Products, Inc., and Data Display Products, a privately held provider of custom LED lighting products.

Bruce Edwards

Mr. Bruce C. Edwards is an Independent Director of Semtech Corporation, since 2006. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Palagon Partners, LLC, a business advisory group, since November 2007. Executive Chairman of Powerwave Technologies, Inc., a supplier of antenna systems, base station subsystems and coverage solutions to the wireless communications industry, from February 2005 through November 2007. Chief Executive Officer of Powerwave from February 1996 through February 2005. Previously held executive and financial positions at AST Research, Inc., a personal computer company, AMDAX Corporation, a manufacturer of RF modems, and public accounting firm Arthur Andersen and Co. Director of Emulex Corporation, a public company and global provider of advanced storage networking infrastructure solutions and Lantronix, Inc., a public company and global supplier of smart M2M connectivity solutions. Also a director of Xirrus Corporation, a privately held company and provider of high performance wireless networks.

James Lindstrom

Mr. James T. Lindstrom is an Independent Director of Semtech Corporation. He has been Independent business consultant, consulting since January 2012 as the Chief Financial Officer of Kilopass, Inc., a provider of embedded non-volatile memory IP products to the semiconductor industry. Retired from eSilicon Corporation in February 2011 where he served as Chief Financial Officer since March 2005. eSilicon Corporation designs, produces and manufactures ASIC products for original equipment manufacturers and fabless semiconductor companies. Previously held senior financial positions at AmmoCore Technology, Inc., Silicon Perspective Corporation and Cadence, EDA software companies, and C-Cube Microsystems, Inc. and Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation, both semiconductor companies. Director of Lexra, Inc., a private company and provider of semiconductor intellectual property cores, from 1999 until company dissolution in December 2009.

John Piotrowski

General John L. Piotrowski, USAF (Retired), is an Independent Director of Semtech Corporation. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Aerospace and Management Consulting, Inc., an aerospace and technology consulting company, since 1991. Consultant on National Security Programs to aerospace corporations, and advisor to the Air Force Research Lab, Sandia National Laboratories, and the Missile Defense Agency. Vice President of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) from 1995 through January 2000, then a consulting employee of SAIC until retirement in February 2004. Previously a senior advisor to the Program Manager for the Ground Based Missile Defense System, a member of the Defense Science Board, as well as consultant and advisor for Lawrence Livermore National Lab and Los Alamos National Lab. Retired from the United States Air Force in 1990 after serving as Commander-in-Chief (CINC) North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and CINC U.S. Space Command, and Air Force Vice Chief of Staff.

Carmelo Santoro

Dr. Carmelo J. Santoro is Independent Director of Semtech Corporation. Dr. Santoro is Retired, independent business consultant with Santoro Technology Associates, which provides general management, strategic planning, marketing and operations services for the computer hardware and software, semiconductor, disk drive, networking, technology services, biotechnology and financial services industries since 2003. Retired from Attensity Inc. in 2003 where he served as President and CEO since 2000. Attensity Inc. is a provider of natural language analytics and engagement solutions. Previously held Chief Executive Officer and Chairman positions with Platinum Software Corporation and Silicon Systems, Inc. Dr. Santoro held other senior positions at RCA, American Microsystems Incorporated, and Motorola, Inc. Director of Maintenance Net, Inc., a private company specializing in warranty management and after-market supply software since 2005, NextTalk Inc., a private company that provides online communications solutions for the deaf, and McCain, Inc. a private company that specializes in delivering traffic system supplies and high technology traffic control systems.

Sylvia Summers

Ms. Sylvia Summers is Independent Director of Semtech Corp. Ms. Summers is Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Trident Microsystems, Inc., a company that delivers integrated circuits to the digital TV and set top box markets, from 2007 through 2011. Previously Executive Vice President and General Manager at Spansion Ltd. from 2003 to 2007 and Group Vice President at Cisco Systems, Inc. from 2001 to 2002. Director of Headwaters, Inc. since January 2013, a public company providing products, technology and services to the heavy construction materials, light buildup product and energy industry. Previously served as a director of public companies, including JNI from 2001 to 2003, Riverstone Networks from 2002 to 2006 and Gadzoox from 2001 to 2003 where she served on the audit and compensation committees.

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