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28 August 2009


IQE recruits directors of Wireless Product Sales and New Technologies in US

Epiwafer foundry and substrate maker IQE plc of Cardiff, Wales, UK has appointed Kent Wardley as director of Wireless Product Sales (US) and Walter Wohlmuth as director of New Technologies (US).

Wardley has over 20 years business development, sales and marketing experience within technology firms including Hewlett Packard, Epitaxx and Wireless Telecom Group. Most recently, he was VP sales for wireless module maker Ezuiro (acquired by Laird Technologies). Wardley will be based in New Jersey and responsible for expanding IQE’s wireless business in the USA and Canada to boost the firm's market share.

Wohlmuth has wide experience of advanced semiconductor material design across a range of market sectors including digital, wireless technology and solar cells at firms such as TriQuint Semiconductor, RF Micro Devices and First Solar. He will be responsible for expanding IQE's business in the USA and Canada in the areas of solar and wireless epitaxial materials.

IQE’s wireless portfolio includes III-V PHEMT, HBT, and BiFET epiwafers grown by MBE and MOCVD at the firm’s manufacturing/epi-reactor sites in the USA, UK, and Singapore.

The two appointments follow July’s announcement of the appointment of Brian VanOrsdel as director of North American sales & strategic accounts for IQE’s optoelectronic product portfolio.

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