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    Exar Corp. (EXAR)

    10.78 Up 0.10(0.94%) 2:18PM EDT - Nasdaq Real Time Price
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    Exar Corp.
    48720 Kato Road
    Fremont, CA 94538
    United States - Map
    Phone: 510-668-7000
    Website: http://www.exar.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits
    Full Time Employees:N/A

    Business Summary 

    Exar Corporation, a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets high performance analog mixed-signal integrated circuits and sub-system solutions for the networking and storage, industrial and embedded systems, and communications infrastructure markets. The company offers connectivity components, such as bridging products for bus interfaces, which comprise universal serial bus, Ethernet, peripheral interconnect express, universal asynchronous receiver/transmitters, and serial transceiver devices. It also provides power management components; integrated semiconductors and board level products that enable original equipment manufacturers to develop high performance computing, storage, and networking equipment; and chip-and board-level solutions for surveillance industry. In addition, the company offers instrumentation, low noise, high speed, and hybrid amplifiers, as well as high speed analog-to-digital converters and digital-to-analog converters; and communications products, such as plesiochronous digital hierarchy, synchronous optical network, and synchronous digital hierarchy products. Exar Corporation sells its products through a direct sales force, independent sales representatives, non-exclusive distributors, and catalog distributors in the United States, as well as through the regional and country specific distributors internationally. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Exar Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2015 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 7.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Louis DiNardo , 55
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    Mr. Ryan A. Benton , 44
    Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Sr. VP
    Mr. Daniel Wark ,
    VP of Worldwide Operations
    Mr. Thomas R. Melendrez , 61
    Exec. VP of Bus. Devel., Gen. Counsel and Sec.
    Mr. Steven R. Bakos , 48
    Sr. VP of Sales
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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