Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) (NASDAQ: IDTI) today announced it has named David Chen as vice president of sales for China, Taiwan, India, and Southeast Asia, effective March 16. Chen will be based in IDT’s Shanghai office.
Chen brings more than 25 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, most at Intersil, where he worked for 13 years and left with the title of China country manager. Prior to Intersil, Chen spent six years with Texas Instruments as sales director for TI’s wireless business, and nine years with NXP Semiconductors (formerly Philips Semiconductors) as applications engineering manager for MCU products for wireline and wireless OEM customers. He has a BSEE degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
“China, Taiwan, India and Southeast Asia are strategic and fast-growing markets for IDT, and we searched for someone who has a proven track record of growing mixed-signal semiconductor sales in Asia and of building strong sales teams and distribution channels,” said Mario Montana, vice president and chief sales officer at IDT. “David’s industry experience and track record in China will serve as a solid foundation as we continue to grow our business throughout Asia.”
“For many years, innovative companies throughout the Asian region have been deploying IDT timing, serial switching and interface technology to develop communications infrastructure and data center solutions,” said Chen. “I’m looking forward to working with my colleagues at IDT to increase the adoption of IDT solutions in those markets and also in other high-growth markets, such as wireless charging and RF.”
Integrated Device Technology, Inc., develops system-level solutions that optimize its customers’ applications. IDT uses its market leadership in timing, serial switching and interfaces, and adds analog and system expertise to provide complete application-optimized, mixed-signal solutions for the communications, computing and consumer segments. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., IDT has design, manufacturing, sales facilities and distribution partners throughout the world. IDT stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Stock Market® under the symbol “IDTI.” Additional information about IDT is accessible at www.IDT.com. Follow IDT on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Google+.