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Lattice Semiconductor appoints Jim Anderson as CEO

Lattice Semiconductor has appointed Jim Anderson as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, and to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective September 4, 2018.

Anderson joins Lattice from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) where he served as the General Manager and Senior Vice President of the Computing and Graphics Business Group and brings with him a broad technology industry experience and a strong track record in terms of business transformation.

Commenting, Jeff Richardson, Chairman of the Board, said, “Jim Anderson brings a strong combination of business and technical leadership with a deep understanding of our target end markets and customers. The transformation he drove of AMD’s Computing and Graphics business over the past few years is just a recent example of his long track record of creating significant shareholder value. “

Anderson who said that Lattice has a “compelling combination of ground-breaking hardware and software solutions, global reach, and talented employees that forms a strong foundation for industry leadership and success,” brings 20 years of broad technology industry experience across many markets, including consumer, enterprise/datacentre, and telecom.

In his role leading AMD’s Computing and Graphics business group he drove a strategic and operational transformation that brought disruptive new products to the market and delivered market-leading revenue growth and significant profitability expansion for AMD.

Prior to AMD, he held a broad range of leadership positions spanning general management, engineering, sales, marketing, and strategy at companies including, Intel, Broadcom Limited (formerly, Avago Technologies), and LSI Corporation.

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Neil Tyler

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