Exar Appoints Division VP of Sales

Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of analog mixed-signal application specific technology solutions serving the Industrial, Infrastructure, Automotive, and Audio/Video markets, named John Hartley to the position of Division Vice President of Data Compression & Security (DCS) Sales and IP Monetization.  Mr. Hartley will be responsible for driving sales of Exar’s DCS products in…

Exar President & CEO Steps Down

Fremont, Calif. — Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of high-performance integrated circuits and system solutions, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Chairman of the Board, Richard L. Leza, as interim President and Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Leza’s appointment follows a mutual agreement by the Company’s Board of Directors and Louis DiNardo that he will…

Exar, Dahua Sign Tech Agreement

Fremont, Calif. — Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of high-performance integrated circuits and system solutions, today announces the signing of a strategic agreement with Dahua to license High Definition Composite Video Interface (HDCVI) technology. Under the terms of the new agreement, Exar is licensed to design, manufacture and sell analog high-definition video solutions utilizing HDCVI…

Exar Appoints VP of Sales for EMEA

Fremont, Calif. — Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of high-performance integrated circuits and system solutions, today announced the appointment of Ali Sahin as vice president of sales for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Mr. Sahin is based in Munich, Germany and reports to Steve Bakos, senior vice president of sales. His responsibilities include management of Exar’s European sales and field applications staff,…

Exar to Acquire iML

Exar Corporation (NYSE:EXAR), a leading provider of analog mixed-signal, video and data management solutions, through a wholly owned subsidiary, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Integrated Memory Logic Limited (iML TW:3638), a leading provider of analog mixed-signal solutions for the flat panel display market. The iML acquisition supports Exar’s strategy of building a large…

Exar Reorganizes to Support Growth Markets

Fremont, Calif. — Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of high performance analog mixed-signal components, video and data management solutions, today announced a number of important organizational changes and expansion of executive responsibilities. These strategic moves will streamline new product development and enhance focus on high-value growth opportunities. Louis DiNardo, President and CEO of…

Exar Buys Stretch to Gain Technology

Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR) a leading provider of high-performance analog mixed-signal and data management solutions announced that it has acquired Stretch, Inc., a provider of software configurable processors supporting the video surveillance market.  The transaction, which closed today, will provide Exar with the technology to deliver an end-to-end high-definition solution for both digital and analog…