MILPITAS, CA, March 26, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - ZMD AG (ZMDI), a Dresden-based semiconductor company that specializes in enabling energy-efficient solutions, today announces the hiring of Edward Lam as the new Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, based in Milpitas, California. As a global supplier of analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, medical, information technology and consumer applications, ZMDI clearly has made a commitment to growth in the U.S. with the hiring of Mr. Lam.
"I am thrilled with the addition of Ed Lam to our management team," said Frantz Saintellemy, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "Ed brings 27 years of analog experience from companies such as National Semiconductor, Sipex, Exar and Analogic Tech and will lead ZMDI's corporate activities in product marketing and business development. The addition of Mr. Lam to the ZMDI team further demonstrates our commitment to growth world-wide and in particular in the U.S."
Mr. Lam's industry knowledge and experience in all facets of the analog business, including manufacturing, test, product marketing and strategy development, will enable him to be an exceptional resource to ZMDI and its customers.
Mr. Lam's new position fits well with ZMDI's other recent investments in the United States including
- The opening of three additional sales offices in Milpitas, California; Phoenix, Arizona; and Boston, Massachusetts.
- The creation of three new engineering application laboratories specializing in analog and mixed-signal solutions.
- The increase in North American based sales, marketing and engineering personnel by over 30%.
Zentrum Mikroelektronik Dresden AG (ZMDI) is a premier supplier of innovative energy-efficient analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for the automotive, mobile medical, industrial automation and consumer markets. The company's application-specific standard products (ASSPs) and application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) are known for their robust, cost-effective performance in demanding environments characterized by high temperature, high voltage and ultra-low power requirements. Headquartered in Dresden, Germany, ZMDI has 300 employees worldwide and serves customers from its offices in Dresden and Stuttgart in Germany; Milan, Italy; Pocatello, ID, Milpitas, CA, Chandler, AZ, and Boston, MA, in the US; Tokyo, Japan; Seoul, Korea; and Taipei, Taiwan. ZMDI also has design centers in Dresden, Stuttgart and Munich in Germany; Varna, Bulgaria; and Limerick, Ireland. See more at www.zmdi.com.
For further information:
Daniel Aitken, ZMDI Global Marketing and Communication Director, Tel: 001-514-831-6722, [email protected]
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