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    Exar Corp. (EXAR)

    6.15 Up 0.15(2.50%) Nov 27, 1:02PM EST
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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:327

    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 industrial and embedded systems, high-end consumer, and infrastructure markets. The company offers connectivity products, 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, board level products, and system solutions that enable original equipment manufacturers to develop high performance computing, storage, and networking equipment; and chip-and board-level solutions for various surveillance products. 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; flat panel displays; and low voltage AC step drivers that are used in LED lighting applications. 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 various regional and country specific distributors, and manufacturersÂ’ representatives 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 Nov 1, 2015 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 7.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Richard Louis Leza Sr., 68
    Chairman, Interim Chief Exec. Officer, Interim Pres, Chairman of Corp. Governance & Nominating Committee and Member of Compensation Committee
    Mr. Ryan A. Benton , 44
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
    Mr. Daniel W. Wark , 59
    VP of Worldwide Operations
    Mr. Ning Chang , 64
    Sr. VP of Sales - Greater China
    Ms. Jessica Wu , 31
    Legal Counsel and Corp. Sec.
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 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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