Dialog Semiconductor announces director appointment

Dialog Semiconductor plc (XETRA:DLG), a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting (SSL) and Bluetooth(R) low energy technology, today announced the appointment of Mary Chan to the company’s Board of Directors, effective December 1, 2016.

“Mary’s significant international experience in the wireless communications sector will perfectly complement the existing rich mix of skills and perspectives on our Board,” said Rich Beyer, Chairman of the Board, Dialog Semiconductor. “Her particular insight into the ways connectivity and the Internet of Things (IoT) are driving change across multiple industries by enabling the delivery of cloud-based services on connected mobile platforms will be especially valuable.”

Ms. Chan’s career has spanned executive leadership roles at some of the world’s most successful international firms, including AT&T, Alcatel Lucent, Dell Inc. and General Motors Corporation (GM). Most recently at GM, Ms. Chan served between 2012 and 2015 as President, Global Connected Consumers & OnStar Service USA. In this role, Ms. Chan headed the organization responsible for the development of GM’s Global infotainment product and launching 4G LTE connectivity across GM’s global vehicle brands, successfully implementing new business models to improve the connected car and infotainment experience. At Dell, between 2009 and 2012, Ms. Chan led the company’s Enterprise Mobility Solutions and Services business in the USA. Prior to this, at Alcatel-Lucent, Ms. Chan served as Executive Vice President of the company’s US 4G LTE Wireless Networks business.

Ms. Chan currently serves as an Independent Director on the Board of SBA Communications Corporation, a leading operator and owner of wireless communications infrastructure across North, Central and South America. In addition, Ms. Chan is also currently the Managing Partner at VectoIQ which serves a number of companies in the area of smart transportation. Previously she also served on the Boards of the Mobile Marketing Association and CTIA – The Wireless Association. She holds both Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University.

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