4 January 2010


Anadigics makes changes to board and extends CEO’s term of employment

GaAs-based wireless and broadband communications component maker Anadigics Inc of Warren, NJ, USA says that Dennis Strigl has rejoined its board as a Class I director. He fills the vacancy created by the resignation on 31 December of Gilles Delfassy due to his responsibilities as CEO of ST Ericsson. However, Delfassy will serve on Anadigics’ Technical Advisory Board along with current board member David Fellows.

The firm has also amended its employment agreement with CEO Mario Rivas, dated 15 January 2009, to extend the stated term of employment from the end of 2010 to the end of 2013.

Strigl was previously a director of Anadigics from January 2000 to May 2008. He was also president & chief operating officer of Verizon Communications from January 2007 until his retirement on 31 December 2009. He was formerly president & CEO of Verizon Wireless, one of the USA’s largest wireless communications providers, since its formation in April 2000.

“Both Dennis and Gilles have tremendous managerial and technical experience from the wireless industry,” comments Rivas. “Our board and management team look forward to benefiting from their perspectives and expertise.”

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