SOURCE: Intersil

December 08, 2006 06:00 ET

Intersil Appoints Masato Nozaki to Vice President of Japan Sales

MILPITAS, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 8, 2006 -- Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog semiconductors, today announced the appointment of Masato Nozaki to the position of vice president of Sales, Japan, located at Intersil's sales office in Yokohama, Japan.

Mr. Nozaki will take full responsibility as the leader of the Intersil Japan team. He will work closely with Intersil's key regional customers and internal business units to set a strategic direction. He will also drive tactical execution and expand the company's capabilities and brand recognition in Japan.

"Nozaki-San's end market experience spans a broad array of end applications such as advanced TVs and displays, notebook PCs as well as many others in the industrial, automotive and communications sectors," said Peter Oaklander, Intersil's senior vice president of Worldwide Sales. "I am very excited about the growth potential for Intersil's business in Japan as Nozaki-San brings with him a wealth of sales and technical experience."

Mr. Nozaki joined Intersil from Maxim Japan, where he was the director of Field Applications and Market Communications. In this role, he was responsible for all field technical support and product promotions in Japan and for business development and project management of locally defined new products. In addition, while at Maxim, he was responsible for overseeing local language technical support and technical marketing activities. Prior to Maxim, Mr. Nozaki worked for ST Microelectronics, where he held senior marketing and engineering positions with numerous product lines. He has also held technical positions at Thomson Consumer Electronics and the Hitachi Group.

Mr. Nozaki holds an Electrical Engineering degree from Mie University in Japan.

About Intersil

Intersil Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog semiconductors. The Company's products address some of the industry's fastest growing markets such as flat panel displays, cell phones, handheld products and notebook computing. Intersil's product families address both power management and analog signal processing functions. Intersil products include ICs for battery management; hot-swap and hot-plug controllers; linear regulators; supervisory ICs; switching DC/DC regulators; power MOSFET drivers; optical storage laser diode drivers; DSL line drivers; video and high-performance operational amplifiers; data converters; interface ICs; analog switches and multiplexers; crosspoint switches; voice-over-IP devices; and ICs for military, space and radiation-hardened applications. For more information about Intersil or to find out how to become a member of our winning team, visit the Company's web site and career page at

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