SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 1, 2013) - Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (
Mr. East has extensive experience in the semiconductor industry, having worked at Fairchild Semiconductor, Raytheon, Advanced Micro Devices and Actel Corporation. From 1988 to 2010, Mr. East was President and CEO of Actel, a semiconductor company that designs, markets and sells flash and antifuse-based field programmable gate arrays. Currently Actel is a subsidiary of Microsemi Corporation. Mr. East holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.
Alex Hui, President and CEO, said of Mr. East's appointment, "We are very pleased to have John East join our Board of Directors. John's long experience in the semiconductor industry gives him very valuable insights into our business, and his knowledge of our products and markets will help us ensure that our responses to our strategic opportunities are effective. John will be an excellent resource as we drive Pericom to the next level in our Company's development."
Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (