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31 March 2008


Co-founders Pratt and Seymour retire from RFMD

RF Micro Devices Inc of Greensboro, NC, USA says that chief technical officer William (Bill) J. Pratt and corporate VP of strategic operations Powell T. Seymour have retired from RFMD after distinguished careers in the communications technology industry, including co-founding RFMD 17 years ago and playing active roles in the firm’s subsequent growth.

“RFMD has benefited greatly from the contributions of Bill Pratt and Powell Seymour,” said president and CEO Bob Bruggeworth. “As co-founders, both were driving forces behind our development and growth.”

Bill Pratt, Powell Seymour and Jerry D. Neal founded RFMD in 1991. Pratt served as chairman of the board from 1991 until August 2002, and continues to serve on the board.

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