SOURCE: Intersil

Intersil

July 08, 2010 14:26 ET

Clifton Ho Joins Intersil as Vice President of Sales for the Asia Pacific Region

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - July 8, 2010) -  Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced Clifton Ho has joined the company as the Vice President of Sales for the company's Asia Pacific Region, effective Monday, June 28, 2010. Mr. Ho will have responsibility for Intersil sales in China, Taiwan, Korea and South Asia, and will be working from the company's Hong Kong office.

Mr. Ho brings to Intersil extensive global experience in selling analog, mixed-signal and power management solutions. Most recently, Clifton was the General Manager of China Sales at National Semiconductor. Previous to his most recent stint at National, Clifton held a variety of sales, marketing and operations management roles at both QuickLogic Corporation and National Semiconductor.

"Clifton will be an extraordinary asset to the Intersil Asia Pacific team as we continue to provide our customers with analog and mixed-signal solutions for communications, computing, consumer and industrial applications," said Dave Bell, Intersil's President and Chief Executive Officer.

"I am very excited to join the talented team at Intersil," said Clifton Ho. "The company has a clear vision and the product portfolio to provide compelling High Performance Analog solutions for customers. I look forward to working with the Intersil team to expand Intersil content within our customers' applications."

Mr. Ho holds a BS in Electronics from Tufts University, Medford and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.

About Intersil

Intersil Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog, mixed signal, and power management semiconductors. The Company's products address some of the industry's fastest growing markets, such as flat panel displays, cell phones, notebooks and other handheld systems. Intersil's product families address power management functions and analog signal processing functions. Intersil products include ICs for battery management, hot-plug controllers, linear regulators, power sequencers, supervisory ICs, bridge drivers, PWM controllers, switching DC/DC regulators, Zilker Labs Digital Power ICs and power MOSFET drivers; optical storage laser diode drivers; DSL line drivers; D2Audio products; video and high-performance operational amplifiers; high-speed 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 www.intersil.com.

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