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5 January 2024

MACOM’s board gains Raj Shanmugaraj as independent director

MACOM Technology Solutions Inc of Lowell, MA, USA (which designs and makes RF, microwave, analog, mixed-signal and optical semiconductors, components and subassemblies) has appointed Murugesan ‘Raj’ Shanmugaraj as an independent director to its board. He will serve on the Compensation and Nominating & Governance Committees of the board.

Shanmugaraj has extensive telecoms experience, having led the development of innovative products including packet switching and optical systems and components. He is currently senior VP & general manager of the Coherent Products and Components Group at Cisco Systems Inc, which he joined in March 2021 when Acacia Communications Inc was acquired by Cisco. Shanmugaraj served as president & CEO and a member of the board of directors of Acacia for over ten years. In 2017, he was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Regional Award.

Prior to joining Acacia, Shanmugaraj served in leadership roles for various technology companies, including Alcatel-Lucent and as founder & CEO of Astral Point Communications. He holds an M.S. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Iowa and a B.E. (Honors) in electronics and communications from the National Institute of Technology, Trichy.

“Raj has a track record of successful leadership and extensive industry experience, and we look forward to his future contributions,” comments Stephen G. Daly, president, CEO & chair of the board.

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