BURLINGTON, ON, Feb. 10 /CNW/ - Gennum Corporation (TSX: GND) today announced that Greg Miller, a semiconductor industry finance veteran will be joining Gennum in the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
With more than 30 years experience in various high technology organizations, Greg Miller brings a unique background of financial expertise to his new role of CFO at Gennum. Mr. Miller's experience managing the financial organizations of publicly traded semiconductor companies provides a strong base of knowledge and experience for his role at Gennum. Mr. Miller has a successful track record with WJ Communications, California Micro Devices, LSI Logic, National Semiconductor and Texas Instruments.
Gord Currie, Gennum's current Senior Vice-President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer will be assisting with the transition of the role to Mr. Miller effective later this month, and will take early retirement from the Company in April 2010 following the annual meeting of shareholders. Since joining Gennum in 2005, Mr. Currie has been instrumental in leading the Company through the realignment of its business to focus on core content creation and transmission markets, successfully overseeing the finance function, business acquisitions and disposition activities during this period.
"Gord has made a significant contribution to Gennum during his five year tenure. His commitment to Gennum and to excellence has been felt throughout our organization. I offer Gord my personal thanks for his efforts and best wishes for the future," said Dr. Franz Fink, President and Chief Executive Officer. "At the same time we are pleased to be welcoming Greg Miller to our leadership team. We believe that Gennum will benefit from Greg's strong operational background in the semiconductor industry and financial expertise as we move forward."
About Gennum Corporation
Gennum Corporation (TSX: GND) designs innovative semiconductor solutions and intellectual property (IP) cores for the world's most advanced consumer connectivity, enterprise, video broadcast and data communications products. Leveraging the company's proven optical, analog and mixed-signal products and IP, Gennum enables multimedia and data communications products to send and receive information without compromising the signal integrity. Recognized as an award winner for advances in high definition (HD) broadcasting, Gennum is headquartered in Burlington, Canada, and has global design, research and development and sales offices in Canada, Mexico, Japan, Germany, United States, Taiwan, India and the United Kingdom. www.gennum.com
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