Tundra Semiconductor Announces Loss of Board Member

    OTTAWA, July 16 /CNW Telbec/ - Tundra Semiconductor Corporation
(TSX:TUN), a leader in System Interconnect, today announced that Mike Unger, a
long-standing member of the Tundra Board of Directors recently passed away
after a short illness.
    Mike served on Tundra's Board of Directors since 2001, after a long and
successful career at Nortel Networks, his last role there being President of
the Optical Networks Division. As a Director of Tundra's business, and as
Chair of the Board's Human Resources, Corporate Governance and Nominating
Committee, Mike demonstrated grace, balance, wisdom and good judgment in all
that he did, and always had the best interests of Tundra's Shareholders and
Employees in mind. Mike's positive attitude and good nature will be sorely
    Adam Chowaniec, Chair of the Tundra Board of Directors said, "It is with
deep regret that we announce this loss. Mike was a successful business leader,
a source of wise counsel, and a respected colleague. Tundra will miss the
contribution that Mike made over the last 7 years to its business, and on a
personal note I will miss the integrity and positive approach that Mike
imparted in all that he did", continued Adam.
    Tundra's Board, Leadership Team and Employees around the world, extend
their deepest sympathies to the family of Mike Unger and wish to gratefully
acknowledge Mike's dedication, commitment and contribution since he joined the

    About Tundra

    Tundra supplies the world's leading communications, computing and storage
companies with System Interconnect products and design services backed by
world-class customer service and technical support. Tundra's track record of
product leadership includes over a decade of bringing to market bridges and
switches which enable key industry standards: RapidIO(R), PCI, PCI-X, PCI
Express(R), Power Architecture(TM), VME, HyperTransport(TM), Interlaken, and
SPI4.2. Tundra delivers high performance, high quality products that enable
ease of design for customers and are supported by great service. Tundra's
design services division, Silicon Logic Engineering, Inc., offers
industry-leading ASIC and FPGA design services, semiconductor intellectual
property and product development consulting. Tundra's technology connects
critical components in high performance embedded systems around the world.
Visit www.tundra.com for more information.

    TUNDRA and the Tundra logo are registered marks of Tundra Semiconductor
Corporation in Canada, the United States, European Union and the People's
Republic of China. Design.Connect.Go is a trademark of Tundra Semiconductor
Corporation. Other registered and unregistered trademarks are the property of
their respective owners.

    (C) Copyright 2008 Tundra Semiconductor Corporation. All rights reserved.
    Information subject to change without notice.

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