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27 June 2008


TriQuint hires Intel’s VP Technology & Manufacturing as its VP of worldwide operations

RF component maker and foundry services provider TriQuint Semiconductor Inc of Hillsboro, OR, USA says that Steven R. Grant will join the firm on 16 July as VP of worldwide operations, responsible for global manufacturing (including purchasing, manufacturing quality and supply chain operations) and reporting to president and CEO Ralph Quinsey.

Grant has spent the last 27 years at Intel Corp, most recently as VP of its Technology and Manufacturing Group in Oregon. During his Intel tenure, he managed the fab manufacturing network and drove the manufacturing structure and efficiency improvements to record performance levels. Grant holds a BSc in Material Science from the University of Illinois. “His experience at the world’s largest and most advanced semiconductor company will bring significant know-how and benefits to TriQuint,” says Quinsey.

“TriQuint’s RF technology offerings and market strength make it ideally positioned for growth,” reckons Grant.

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