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18 August 2016

Pierre Garnier joins e2v as President of Semiconductors

e2v is delighted to announce that Pierre Garnier has joined the Executive Committee in the role of President of Semiconductors.

With over 25 years†experience in the high tech sector, Pierre brings significant expertise in the global semiconductor area. Most recently, Pierre was Chief Operating Officer at Inside Secure, where he led the global operational organisation of the company with impressive results. Prior to that, Pierre was Vice President and General Manager at Texas Instruments where he managed the worldwide baseband business and the worldwide wireless strategic programmes.

e2v Semiconductors has been delivering high performance and high reliability products for more than 25 years. The division is focused on achieving market growth, and as well as providing component and multichip modules, is moving up the value chain with board level solutions and specialist applications expertise. Recent moves to increase product mix and complete strategic acquisitions and partnerships, such as the recently purchased SP Devices, are ensuring that e2v is at the forefront of meeting customer requirements through ground breaking innovations.

e2vâ€s Group CEO, Steve Blair, commented, “Pierre has a wealth of experience and will play a pivotal role in the growth of our Semiconductors business. I look forward to working with Pierre as he leads the division with a focus on supporting customers, sustaining innovation and Bringing life to technology.”

 

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emma.brown@e2v.com | + 44 (0)1245 453505

Notes to Editors:

Bringing life to technology, e2v partners with its customers to improve, save and protect peopleâ€s lives. e2vâ€s innovations lead developments in automation, healthcare, communications, safety, discovery and the environment.

e2v employs approximately 1750 people worldwide, has design and operational facilities across Europe, North America and Asia, and has a global network of sales and technical support offices. e2v has annual sales of GB236M as at 31 March 2016 and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. For more information www.e2v.com

e2v acquisition of Signal Processing (SP) Devices Sweden AB: https://www.teledyne-e2v.com/news/acquisition-of-signal-processing-sp-devices-sweden-ab-2/

Pierre Garnier full bio:

Most recently, Pierre was Chief Operating Officer at Inside Secure, where he led the global operational organisation of the company with impressive results. Prior to that, Pierre was Vice President and General Manager at Texas Instruments where he managed the worldwide baseband business and the worldwide wireless strategic programmes, with responsibility for more than 20% of the company revenue. Before this, Pierre served as CEO of Everbee Networks, as General Manager at Alcatel Microelectronics and started his career at Thomson-CSF (now Thales).