Analogix Semiconductor Names Dr. Ning Zhu as Chief Technology Officer

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Wednesday, February 17, 2010 8:15 am PST

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SANTA CLARA, Calif.
"I am honored to take up the leadership position in the capacity of Chief Technology Officer at Analogix"

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Analogix Semiconductor, Inc., a world leader in high performance digital multimedia interface solutions, today announced that it has promoted Dr. Ning Zhu to the position of Chief Technology Officer.

Previously, Dr. Zhu served Analogix as Vice President of Engineering where he oversaw R&D and ASIC technology for the company. In this new position he will be responsible for the company’s overall technology, strengthening the company’s leadership in high-speed, mixed-signal products, and engagement with industry standard committees.

“Ning Zhu is a valuable member of the Analogix team, and we are fortunate to have his technical and leadership skills,” said Dr. Kewei Yang, Chairman and CEO of Analogix Semiconductor. “In his new position as CTO he will play a critical role as Analogix continues to innovate in the ongoing digital HD revolution with its unique technology and product offerings.”

“I am honored to take up the leadership position in the capacity of Chief Technology Officer at Analogix,” said Dr. Ning Zhu. “With our growing portfolio of digital HD product offerings, I am looking forward to the challenges of maintaining the company’s momentum and further positioning Analogix to continue driving digital HD innovations with cutting-edge products.”

Dr. Zhu joined Analogix at the company’s inception in 2002. Since then, he has completed multiple strategic projects including high-speed SerDes (serializer/deserializer), HDMI transmitter/receiver, and the company’s DisplayPort products. His recent engagement with the company’s tier one customers has provided the opportunity for Dr. Zhu to present the company’s technology vision and leadership. His early contributions to and deep involvements in the emerging DisplayPort standard help position Analogix as the leading semiconductor solutions provider in the digital HD revolution. Dr. Zhu holds several patents in the field of data communication. Prior to joining Analogix, he held engineering positions at Mindspeed, Conexant and Synopsys. Mr. Zhu graduated from Tsinhua University, China with a Ph.D. in Microelectronics.

About Analogix Semiconductor

Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. designs and manufactures high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for the digital multimedia market. Analogix is a leader in providing end-to-end interface connectivity semiconductor solutions for DisplayPort, the next-generation digital interconnect for the personal computer. Analogix also provides a full suite of HDMI transmitters, including ultra-low power CoolHD™ family products, and receivers for the distribution of high-definition video and audio in consumer electronics. Analogix is based in Santa Clara, Calif., with offices in Beijing, China; Shenzhen, China; Taipei, Taiwan; and Tokyo, Japan. For more information, visit http://www.analogix.com.

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Analogix Semiconductor, Inc.
Soumendra Mohanty, 408-988-8848 ext. 225