SOURCE: Spectra7 Microsystems Inc.

Spectra7 Microsystems Inc.

May 02, 2017 09:00 ET

Spectra7 Microsystems Announces Appointment of New Officer

Senior VP of Sales Will Focus on Accelerating Growth in Global Markets

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - May 02, 2017) - (TSX: SEV) Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. ("Spectra7" or the "Company"), a leading provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products for virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), data center and other connectivity markets, today announced the appointment of Gerald J. Hamilton to the position of Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales reporting directly to Raouf Halim, CEO.

Mr. Hamilton brings over 27 years of semiconductor industry experience with, ten years on the ground in Asia. Mr. Hamilton previously served as senior vice president of worldwide sales at Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. In this role Mr. Hamilton directed a global sales and business development team with offices and channel partners throughout North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region, during which time he grew APAC revenues by a factor of over 600%.

"I'm delighted to join the team at Spectra7. I look forward to focusing on revenue growth, particularly in the Asia Pacific and North American regions, by focusing on Tier one accounts and sales team execution," said Gerald Hamilton, Senior VP, Worldwide Sales.

The onboarding of Mr. Hamilton complements the Company's growth initiative in Asia where the Company significantly expanded its technical and sales support organization in support of its rapidly expanding AR/VR/MR and data center customer base.

"I am thrilled to welcome Gerald to my team. He is a strong leader who knows how to execute on revenue growth both in the Asia Pacific region as well as worldwide," said CEO Raouf Halim.

ABOUT SPECTRA7 MICROSYSTEMS INC.

Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. is a high performance analog semiconductor company delivering unprecedented bandwidth, speed and resolution to enable disruptive industrial design for leading electronics manufacturers in virtual reality, augmented reality, data centers and other connectivity markets. Spectra7 is based in San Jose, California with design centers in Markham Ontario, Cork, Ireland, and Little Rock, Arkansas. For more information, please visit www.spectra7.com.

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Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:

    Spectra7 Microsystems Inc.
    Sean Peasgood
    Investor Relations
    416-565-2805
    ir@spectra7.com

    Spectra7 Microsystems Inc.
    David Mier
    Chief Financial Officer
    925.858.7011
    pr@spectra7.com