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Exar Corp. (EXAR)

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Exar Corp.
48720 Kato Road
Fremont, CA 94538
United States - Map
Phone: 510-668-7000

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits
Full Time Employees:312

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 Aug 1, 2014 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 9.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Louis DiNardo , 54
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
Mr. Ryan A. Benton , 43
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Sr. VP
Mr. Todd Smathers , 65
Sr. VP of Worldwide Operations
Mr. Parviz Ghaffaripour , 51
Sr. VP and Gen. Mang. of Component Products
Mr. Thomas R. Melendrez , 60
Exec. VP of Bus. Devel., Gen. Counsel and Sec.
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.
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