SOURCE: Supertex


February 16, 2011 09:00 ET

Supertex Announces New Vice President of Marketing and Business Development

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - February 16, 2011) - Supertex, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPX), a recognized leader in high voltage analog and mixed signal integrated circuits, today announced the appointment of Stephen Lin as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development.

Mr. Lin joins Supertex with over 29 years' experience in marketing, general management and strategic acquisitions, primarily in Asia. He has held senior management positions in the semiconductor, telecommunications, and venture capital industries. Most recently, Mr. Lin was Managing Director of Mobility Ventures, a Shanghai based venture capital firm, and he was Vice President & General Manager of BU Mobile and Personal Entertainment and a board member of T3G, a division of Phillips Semiconductor in Shanghai. Prior to these posts he held VP and senior management positions at Zetex Asia Ltd., Legerity, AudioCodes, Dialogic, Siemens, and LSI Logic. Mr. Lin holds BSEE and MSEE degrees from McGill University and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

"I am very pleased that Stephen has joined our senior management team," stated Dr. Henry C. Pao, President and CEO. "He brings unique skills and experience to our Asia region where we have grown considerably and will continue to focus our efforts in LED lighting and backlighting, as well as the medical ultrasound and telecommunications markets. In addition to expanding our Asian markets, Stephen will spearhead our new business development in Asia."

Mr. Lin replaces Hernan DeGuzman, who resigned last week to join a startup company.

About Supertex
Supertex, Inc. is a publicly held mixed signal semiconductor manufacturer, focused in high voltage products for use in the medical ultrasound imaging, LCD TV backlighting, LED general lighting, telecommunications, printer, flat panel display, industrial and consumer product industries. Supertex product, corporate and financial information is readily available at our website:

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    Dr. Henry C. Pao
    President & CEO