Steve Della Rocchetta Joins Fujitsu as Vice President of CLSI Business Unit for its U.S. Semiconductor Operations

    Industry Veteran to Focus on Expanding Fujitsu's Foundry Services Business

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 4 /CNW/ -- Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc.
(FMA) today announced that semiconductor industry veteran Steve Della
Rocchetta has joined the company as vice president of the CLSI Business Unit.
He is based at FMA's U.S. headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA, and reports directly
to Keith Horn, Chief Operating Officer of Fujitsu Microelectronics America.
Della Rocchetta is responsible for day-to-day operations of FMA's ASIC, COT
and COT+ business, sales and account management activities in the Americas.
    Della Rocchetta has more than 30 years of experience in the industry.
Prior to joining FMA, he was the executive vice president of worldwide sales
and marketing at Silterra, a foundry supplier based in Malaysia. He also held
executive sales positions at Chartered Semiconductor and ESM Ltd., and has 18
years of various management positions in wafer fab operations.
    "Steve has extensive sales and operational experience as well as
high-level connections throughout the industry," said Horn. "He has a
successful track record of growing major accounts at prominent semiconductor
companies, and his leadership will help us expand our customer base and
business in the Americas."
    "Fujitsu has an outstanding technology and service platform from which to
address the growing foundry services segment," said Della Rocchetta. "We have
advanced 300mm process technologies, high-value intellectual property and
turnkey services in place. I am pleased to have the opportunity to lead the
expansion of Fujitsu's presence in the marketplace."
    To help fabless customers and partners migrate successfully to its 90nm
and 65nm node technology, Fujitsu enhances the typical foundry model with a
full array of design and methodology services including high-speed I/O design;
IP cores; RTL design; synthesis and physical synthesis; design partitioning;
floorplanning; static-timing analysis; test; and other services critical to
first-pass success. Fujitsu continues to move process development forward, and
is now engaging with its customers regarding its cutting-edge 45nm technology
to meet their demands without delay.
    About Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc.
    Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) leads the industry in
innovation. FMA provides high-quality, reliable semiconductor products and
services for the networking, communications, automotive, security and other
markets throughout North and South America. For product information, visit the
company web site at or address e-mail to
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