Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. appointed Krishnan Balasubramanian to its board of directors in May 2013.
Mr. Balasubramanian (known as Bala) brings more than 37 years experience in the semiconductor industry to his new role on Freescale’s board of directors. Bala currently serves on the board of MetroCorp Bancshares, Inc. and has previously served in a number of executive positions at Texas Instruments and has experience in manufacturing, technology development and business leadership.
“As an independent director, Bala brings a valuable outside perspective along with a deep understanding of the global semiconductor industry,” said Dan McCranie, Freescale’s chairman of the board.
“Bala’s experience with executive management supervision, regulatory matters and technological operations in the semiconductor industry makes him a welcome addition to our board,” said Gregg Lowe, Freescale’s president and CEO. “We look forward to his many contributions to the board.”
Freescale Semiconductor is a provider of embedded processing solutions. The company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing and sales operations around the world.