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Dialog Semiconductor Appoints Non-Executive Directors

Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB: DLG), a provider of highly integrated power management, audio and short range wireless technologies, today announced that it has appointed Michael Cannon and Richard Beyer as non-executive Directors with immediate effect.

Mr Cannon's career in the high-tech industry spans 35 years, including over 10 years as CEO of two Fortune 500 companies. Mr Cannon held successive positions as President, Global Operations of Dell Inc., CEO of Solectron Corporation and CEO of Maxtor Corporation. Prior to this, he held senior management positions at IBM and Control Data Corporation. Mr Cannon currently serves on the Boards of Adobe Systems Inc., Seagate Technology and Lam Research.

Mr Beyer was the Chairman and CEO of Freescale Semiconductor from 2008 to 2012. Prior to this, he held successive positions as CEO and Director of Intersil Corporation, Elantec Semiconductor and FVC.com. Mr Beyer has also held senior leadership positions at VLSI Technology and National Semiconductor Corporation and served as an officer in the US Marine Corps. In 2012, he was Chairman of the Semiconductor Industry Association Board of Directors and served for three years as a member of the US Department of Commerce's Manufacturing Council. He currently serves on the Boards of Freescale Semiconductor and Micron Technology Inc.

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About Dialog Semiconductor

Dialog Semiconductor creates highly integrated, mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) optimised for personal portable, low energy short-range wireless, lighting and automotive applications. The company provides flexible and dynamic support, world-class innovation and the assurance of dealing with an established business partner.

With its focus and expertise in energy efficient system power management, and with a technology portfolio including audio, short range wireless and VoIP technology, Dialog brings decades of experience to the rapid development of ICs for personal portable applications, including Smartphones, Tablet PCs, digital cordless and gaming applications. Dialog's power management processor companion chips are essential for enhancing both the performance in terms of extended battery lifetime and the consumers' multimedia experience. With world-class manufacturing partners, Dialog operates a fabless business model. Dialog Semiconductor plc is headquartered near Stuttgart with a global sales, R&D and marketing organisation. In 2012, it had approximately US$774 million in revenue and was one of the fastest growing European public semiconductor companies. The company is listed on the Frankfurt (FWB: DLG) stock exchange and is a member of the German TecDax index.

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