Fremont, Calif. -- Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of high-performance integrated circuits and system solutions, today announced the appointment of Edward Yang as Division Vice President of Asia Operations, effective October 19, 2015.
Mr. Yang brings 15 years of industry experience to his new role. Most recently, he served as Director of Manufacturing Process Engineering of ASE Shanghai. Prior to that assignment, Mr. Yang served as Director of Operations and Procurement from 2005 to 2012 at ViMicro in China. Mr. Yang has held several positions in product and yield engineering at Grace Semiconductor, Sony and WaferTech/TSMC. He holds a Ph. D. in Material Science and Engineering from the University of Wisconsin.
According to Dan Wark, Exar's Vice President, Worldwide Operations, "We believe that Edward's background and experience make him a strong addition to our team as we build our Asia operations with focus in China. I am looking forward to partnering with Edward as we continue to drive our ongoing cost reductions."
Exar Corporation designs, develops and markets high performance integrated circuits and system solutions for the industrial & embedded systems communications, high-end consumer and infrastructure markets. Exar's broad product portfolio includes analog, display, LED lighting, mixed-signal, power management, connectivity, data management and video processing solutions. Exar has locations worldwide providing real-time customer support. For more information, visit www.exar.com.