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PMC-Sierra Inc. (PMCS)

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PMC-Sierra Inc.
1380 Bordeaux Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
United States - Map
Phone: 408-239-8000
Fax: 408-492-1157

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits
Full Time Employees:1,448

Business Summary 

PMC-Sierra, Inc. designs, develops, markets, and supports semiconductor solutions for communications network infrastructure worldwide. Its semiconductor devices enable networking equipment primarily in three markets: storage, optical, and mobile networks. The company’s storage products comprise RAID-on-Chip, controllers, expanders, loop switches/microprocessors, physical layer products, and MIPs processors that enable high-speed communication servers, switches, and storage devices to store, manage, and move large quantities of data. Its optical products include wide area network communication products focusing on metro and access networks, including optical transport network, synchronous optical networks, asynchronous transfer mode, and fiber to the home; and ethernet, synchronous digital hierarchy framers, cross connects, and T1/E1 and DS-3/E3 mappers/framers. The company’s optical products are used in optical transport platforms, multi-services provisioning platforms, and edge routers where they gather, process, and transmit disparate traffic to their next destination in the network. Its mobile products consist of Winpath processors, T1/E1, and SERDES devices, as well as devices that are used in 2G, 3G, and 4G wireless base stations and mobile backhaul equipment; and UFE family products, combiner/serializers, transceivers/framers, and radio devices. The company sells its products directly, as well as through distributors and independent manufacturers’ representatives to equipment and design manufacturers, who in turn supply their equipment to enterprises, cloud data centers, and carriers. PMC-Sierra, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

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Corporate Governance 
PMC-Sierra Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Aug 1, 2014 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 3.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Gregory S. Lang , 50
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
Mr. Steven J. Geiser , 45
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and VP of Fin.
Mr. Colin C. Harris , 56
Chief Operating Officer, VP and Gen. Mang. of the Communications Bus. Unit
Mr. Robert M. Liszt , 57
VP of Worldwide Sales
Mr. Travis Karr , 41
VP of Enterprise Storage Division and Gen. Mang. of Enterprise Storage Division
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 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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