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Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP)

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Microchip Technology Inc.
2355 West Chandler Boulevard
Chandler, AZ 85224
United States - Map
Phone: 480-792-7200

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Semiconductor - Specialized
Full Time Employees:8,604

Business Summary 

Microchip Technology Incorporated develops, manufactures, and sells semiconductor products for various embedded control applications. The company offers microcontrollers, such as 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers under the PIC brand name; and 16-bit dsPIC digital signal controllers, as well as provides microcontrollers for automotive networking, computing, wireless communication, and wireless audio applications. It also offers development tools that enable system designers to program PIC microcontrollers for specific applications; analog, interface, and mixed signal products comprising power management, linear, mixed-signal, thermal management, RF Linear drivers, safety and security, USB, Ethernet, wireless, and interface products; and memory products consisting of serial electrically erasable programmable read-only memory, serial flash memories, parallel flash memories, and serial SRAM memories for production of very small footprint devices. In addition, the company licenses its SuperFlash embedded flash and Smartbits one time programmable NVM technologies to foundries, integrated device manufacturers, and design partners for use in the manufacture of their advanced microcontroller products, gate array, RF, and analog products that require embedded non-volatile memory, as well as provides engineering services. It serves automotive, communications, computing, consumer, office automation, telecommunication, aerospace, medical, and industrial control markets. The company sells its products through a network of direct sales personnel and distributors in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. It has strategic partnership with Xymox Technologies for low-power touch electronics and printed touch sensors. Microchip Technology Incorporated was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona.

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Corporate Governance 
Microchip Technology Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 10.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Stephen Sanghi , 58
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
Mr. James Eric Bjornholt , 43
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and VP of Fin.
Mr. Ganesh Moorthy , 54
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Mitchell R. Little , 62
VP of Worldwide Sales & Applications
Mr. Stephen V. Drehobl , 53
VP of Mcu8 and Technology Devel. Division
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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