April 03, 2007 09:00 ET

ChipX Appoints Jamshed Qamar as VP of Customer Engineering Services

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 3, 2007 -- ChipX, leading the way with a broad range of next generation ASIC solutions, announced today that Jamshed Qamar has joined the company as Vice President of Customer Engineering Services.

In this position, Qamar will be responsible for integrating and growing the ChipX engineering services organization. He will report to the CEO, Amnon Fisher. Ophir Nadir has been promoted to Vice President and General Manager of ChipX, Israel. He will continue to manage the ChipX Research and Development activities in that location.

Qamar has 27 years in the Semiconductor industry. Prior to joining ChipX, Qamar was Executive Vice President, Technology and Marketing Center for Oki Semiconductor for 23 years. He has extensive experience in ASIC products, design implementation and business development.

"This is an opportunity and a challenge for which I have great enthusiasm and commitment. I see tremendous opportunities for ChipX," said Jamshed Qamar. "Our newly expanded product line resulting from the OKI partnership and ChipX's commitment to innovation positions us for rapid growth in this exciting market."

"I am pleased to welcome Jamshed to ChipX," said Amnon Fisher, President and CEO of ChipX. "His long-standing ASIC experience and understanding of customer requirements and trends will be instrumental as we take the company to the next level."

Qamar holds a Master's degree in electrical engineering from Mississippi State University.

About ChipX

ChipX, Inc. is a pioneer and leader in the development and manufacturing of differentiated ASIC solutions, including Structured ASIC and Embedded Array technology. The company's innovative, patented technology consolidates wafer production tooling, reduces time-to-market and minimizes the total cost to profit. ChipX products are widely used in consumer equipment, computing peripherals, communication systems, industrial control, medical equipment, instrumentation and military/aerospace systems. Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, ChipX is a privately held corporation, founded in the U.S. in 1989. A subsidiary, ChipX (Israel) Ltd., performs Research & Development. Investors include Elron Electronic Industries, Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELRN), VantagePoint Venture Partners, Wasserstein Venture Capital, Newlight Associates, Parker Price Venture Capital, UMC, Needham Capital Partners and Insite Capital.

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