Edition:
United States

Skyworks Solutions Inc (SWKS.O)

SWKS.O on Nasdaq

76.89USD
17 Jan 2017
Change (% chg)

$-1.44 (-1.84%)
Prev Close
$78.33
Open
$77.64
Day's High
$78.43
Day's Low
$76.49
Volume
2,392,146
Avg. Vol
2,547,887
52-wk High
$82.28
52-wk Low
$54.50

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Aldrich

59 2016 Executive Chairman of the Board

Liam Griffin

49 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kris Sennesael

47 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Bruce Freyman

55 2014 Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations

Robert Terry

50 2016 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

David McLachlan

77 2014 Lead Independent Director

Kevin Beebe

57 2004 Independent Director

Timothy Furey

57 1998 Independent Director

Balakrishnan Iyer

59 2002 Independent Director

Christine King

67 2014 Independent Director

David McGlade

55 2005 Independent Director

Robert Schriesheim

56 2006 Independent Director

Mitchell Haws

2016 Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

David Aldrich

Mr. David J. Aldrich is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. From April 2000 until his election as Chairman in May 2014, Mr. Aldrich served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of the Company. From September 1999 to April 2000, Mr. Aldrich served as President and Chief Operating Officer. From May 1999 to September 1999, Mr. Aldrich served as Executive Vice President, and from May 1996 to May 1999, Mr. Aldrich served as Vice President and General Manager of the semiconductor products business unit. Mr. Aldrich joined the Company in 1995 as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. From 1989 to 1995, Mr. Aldrich held senior management positions at M/A-COM, Inc. (a developer and manufacturer of radio frequency and microwave semiconductors, components, and IP networking solutions), including Manager of Integrated Circuits Active Products, Corporate Vice President of Strategic Planning, Director of Finance and Administration and Director of Strategic Initiatives with the Microelectronics Division. Mr. Aldrich has also served since February 2007 as a director of Belden Inc. (a publicly traded designer and manufacturer of cable products and transmission solutions).

Liam Griffin

Mr. Liam K. Griffin is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He has served as President since May 2014. He served as Executive Vice President and Corporate General Manager from November 2012 to May 2014, Executive Vice President and General Manager, High Performance Analog from May 2011 to November 2012, and Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing from August 2001 to May 2011.

Kris Sennesael

Mr. Kris Sennesael has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (“Skyworks” or the “Company”). Prior to joining Skyworks, Mr. Sennesael served most recently as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Enphase Energy, Inc., a semiconductor-based renewable energy solutions provider (“Enphase”). Prior to joining Enphase in September 2012, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Standard Microsystems Corporation, a global fabless semiconductor company, from January 2009 until August 2012. From March 2008 to January 2009, Mr. Sennesael served as Vice President of Operations and Finance at ON Semiconductor Corporation, a supplier of high performance, silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics.

Bruce Freyman

Mr. Bruce J. Freyman is an Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations of the Company. He joined the Company in May 2005 and has served as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations since May 2014. He also served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations from November 2010 to May 2014 and as Vice President, Operations from May 2005 to November 2010. Previously, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Amkor Technology and also held various senior management positions, including Executive Vice President of Operations from 2001 to 2004. Earlier, Mr. Freyman spent 10 years with Motorola managing their semiconductor packaging operations for portable communications products.

Robert Terry

Mr. Robert J. Terry serves as Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Terry has served in positions of increasing responsibility in the Company’s legal department since 2003, most recently serving as Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary since June 2011.

David McLachlan

Mr. David J. McLachlan is the Lead Independent Director of the Company. He has been a director since 2000 and Lead Independent Director since May 2014. He served as Chairman of the Board from May 2008 to May 2014. Mr. McLachlan served as a senior advisor to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Genzyme Corporation (a publicly traded biotechnology company) from 1999 to 2004. He also was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Genzyme from 1989 to 1999. Prior to joining Genzyme, Mr. McLachlan served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Adams-Russell Company (an electronic component supplier and cable television franchise owner). Mr. McLachlan also serves on the board of directors of Deltagen, Inc. (a publicly traded provider of drug discovery tools and services to the biopharmaceutical industry). He previously served as a director of Dyax Corp. until January 2016, when it was acquired by Shire plc.

Kevin Beebe

Mr. Kevin L. Beebe is an Independent Director of the Company. Since November 2007, he has been President and Chief Executive Officer of 2BPartners, LLC (a partnership that provides strategic, financial, and operational advice to private equity investors and management). In 2014, Mr. Beebe became a founding partner of Astra Capital Management (a private equity firm based in Washington, D.C.). Previously, beginning in 1998, he was Group President of Operations at ALLTEL Corporation (a telecommunications services company). From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Beebe served as Executive Vice President of Operations for 360° Communications Co. (a wireless communication company). He has held a variety of executive and senior management positions at several divisions of Sprint, including Vice President of Operations and Vice President of Marketing and Administration for Sprint Cellular, Director of Marketing for Sprint North Central Division, Director of Engineering and Operations Staff and Director of Product Management and Business Development for Sprint Southeast Division, as well as Staff Director of Product Services at Sprint Corporation. Mr. Beebe began his career at AT&T/Southwestern Bell as a Manager. Mr. Beebe also serves as a director for SBA Communications Corporation (a publicly traded operator of wireless communications towers in North, South, and Central America), NII Holdings, Inc. (a publicly traded provider of wireless telecommunications services in Latin America), and Syniverse Technologies, Inc. (a privately held provider of support services for wireless carriers).

Timothy Furey

Mr. Timothy R. Furey is an Independent Director of the Company. He has been Chief Executive Officer of MarketBridge (a privately owned digital marketing software and services firm) since 1991. MarketBridge provides digital marketing, predictive analytics, and sales effectiveness solutions to Fortune 1000 companies in the software, communications, financial services, life sciences, and consumer products sectors. Mr. Furey also serves as Managing Partner of the Technology Marketing Group (which advises and invests in emerging growth companies in the social media, mobile, and marketing automation markets). Prior to 1991, Mr. Furey worked with the Boston Consulting Group, Strategic Planning Associates, Kaiser Associates, and the Marketing Science Institute.

Balakrishnan Iyer

Mr. Balakrishnan S. Iyer is an Independent Director of the Company. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Conexant Systems, Inc., from October 1998 to June 2003. Prior to joining Conexant, Mr. Iyer served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of VLSI Technology Inc. Prior to that, he was Corporate Controller for Cypress Semiconductor Corp. and Director of Finance for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Mr. Iyer serves on the Boards of Directors of Power Integrations, Inc., QLogic Corporation, and IHS Inc. (each a publicly traded company). He served as a director of Conexant from February 2002 until April 2011, and as a director of Life Technologies Corp. from July 2001 until February 2014, when it was acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Christine King

Ms. Christine King is an Independent Director of the Company. She served as a director and as Chief Executive Officer of Standard Microsystems Corporation (a developer of silicon-based integrated circuits utilizing analog and mixed-signal technologies) from 2008 until the company’s acquisition by Microchip Technology, Inc., in 2012. Prior to Standard Microsystems, Ms. King was Chief Executive Officer of AMI Semiconductor, Inc., from 2001 until it was acquired by ON Semiconductor Corp. in 2008. From 1973 to 2001, Ms. King held various engineering, business, and management positions at IBM Corp., including Vice President of Semiconductor Products. Ms. King serves on the Boards of Directors of Cirrus Logic, Inc., IDACORP, Inc., and QLogic Corporation (each a publicly traded company), and on the Board of Directors of Idaho Power Company (a subsidiary of IDACORP). She previously served as a director of Analog Devices, Inc., and Atheros Communications, Inc., prior to its acquisition by Qualcomm, Inc.

David McGlade

Mr. David P. McGlade is an Independent Director of the Company. He has served as Executive Chairman of Intelsat S.A. (a publicly traded worldwide provider of satellite communication services) since April 2015, prior to which he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. McGlade joined Intelsat in April 2005 and was the Deputy Chairman of Intelsat from August 2008 until April 2013. Previously, Mr. McGlade served as an Executive Director of mmO2 PLC and as the Chief Executive Officer of O2 UK (a subsidiary of mmO2), a position he held from October 2000 until March 2005. Before joining O2 UK, Mr. McGlade was President of the Western Region for Sprint PCS.

Robert Schriesheim

Mr. Robert A. Schriesheim is an Independent Director of the Company. He has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sears Holdings since August 2011. From January 2010 to October 2010, Mr. Schriesheim was Chief Financial Officer of Hewitt Associates, Inc. (a global human resources consulting and outsourcing company that was acquired by Aon Corporation). From October 2006 until December 2009, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lawson Software, Inc. (a publicly traded ERP software provider). From August 2002 to October 2006, he was affiliated with ARCH Development Partners, LLC (a seed stage venture capital fund). Before joining ARCH, Mr. Schriesheim held executive positions at Global TeleSystems, SBC Equity Partners, Ameritech, AC Nielsen, and Brooke Group Ltd. Mr. Schriesheim currently serves as a director of Houlihan Lokey Inc. (a publicly traded financial services firm) and NII Holdings, Inc. (a publicly traded provider of wireless telecommunications services in Latin America), and previously served as a director of Lawson Software until its sale in July 2011. In addition, from 2004 until 2007, he was also a director of Dobson Communications Corp. (a former publicly traded wireless services communications company that was acquired by AT&T Inc.) and from 2007 until 2009 he served as a director of MSC Software Corp. (a former publicly traded provider of integrated simulation solutions for designing and testing manufactured products that was acquired by Symphony Technology Group).

Mitchell Haws

Mr. Mitchell J. Haws is Vice President - Investor Relations of the Company. He most recently served as vice president of investor relations for NXP Semiconductors, which merged with Freescale Semiconductor in December 2015. Prior to NXP, he managed investor relations for Equifax Inc., Reynolds & Reynolds and Geneva Steel. Haws earned a bachelor's degree in communications from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Westminster College.