June 08, 2009 16:30 ET

ANADIGICS Appoints New Vice President of Operations

Russ Wagner Named New VP, Operations, at ANADIGICS, Inc.

WARREN, NJ--(Marketwire - June 8, 2009) - ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) today announced that it has appointed Russ Wagner as Vice President, Operations. Wagner joined the Company in September 2007, as part of ANADIGICS' acquisition of Fairchild Semiconductor's RF design team. Mr. Wagner was the General Manager of Fairchild Semiconductor's RF Power Group in Tyngsboro, MA.

Mr. Wagner brings over fifteen years of valuable semiconductor industry experience to the position. Previous positions include VP Business & Strategic Development at Raytheon RF Components, VP Finance & Corporate Development of Litton Systems Inc.'s Airtron Division, and CFO, Business Unit GM & Member of the Board of Directors at Laser Diode Inc. At both Fairchild and Raytheon RF Components, he was responsible for strategic and tactical management of operations, foundries, and world-class supply chain management.

Mario Rivas, President and CEO of ANADIGICS, Inc., comments, "Russ brings both extensive industry experience as well as a deep understanding of ANADIGICS' products and leading edge technologies. It's always positive to be able to promote from within the company and I am confident that under his leadership we will accelerate the progress we have made to achieving operational excellence."

Wagner achieved his B.S. degree from the University of Dayton and has pursued post graduate work at University of Pennsylvania - Wharton, and the University of Chicago.

For additional information on ANADIGICS visit: or phone: +1.908.668.5000.


ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) is a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the rapidly growing broadband wireless and wireline communications markets. Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Warren, NJ, the company's award-winning products include power amplifiers, tuner integrated circuits, active splitters, line amplifiers, and other components, which can be sold individually or packaged as integrated radio frequency and front end modules. For more information, visit

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