Industry Veteran Mike Seifert Joins Analogix as CFO

With More Than 30 Years of Corporate Finance Experience, He has led $1.6 billion in Equity, Debt and Merger Transactions

Monday, October 28, 2013 3:00 am PDT

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SANTA CLARA, Calif.
"The breadth of his corporate finance expertise in bringing both private and public companies to a successful outcome is impressive, and we expect him to play a key role in preparing Analogix for its next phase."

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Analogix Semiconductor, Inc., the market leader in enabling DisplayPort™ solutions and creator of SlimPort® connectivity products, today announced that veteran technology executive Mike Seifert has joined the privately held company as chief financial officer (CFO).

Seifert brings more than 30 years of financial experience to the job, including 15 years as CFO in both private and public companies. Most recently, he served as CFO of PureWave Networks, Inc., helping the wireless base station company through two funding rounds. Before that, he served as CFO of Multigig, Inc. until its successful 2012 merger with Analog Devices, Inc.

He has previously served as CFO or corporate controller of Virage Logic Corp., Southwall Technologies Inc., SiteSmith, Inc., Compression Labs, Inc. and PMC-Sierra, Inc. Earlier in his career, he also spent 10 years with professional services firm Ernst & Young, where he became a senior manager and principal in its San Jose office.

“We’re very pleased to welcome Mike to our executive team,” said Kewei Yang, Analogix Semiconductor’s chairman and CEO. “The breadth of his corporate finance expertise in bringing both private and public companies to a successful outcome is impressive, and we expect him to play a key role in preparing Analogix for its next phase.”

“Analogix has outstanding fundamental technology to serve high-growth markets and it is well positioned to address them. I am excited to join the company as it embarks on a new level of growth and I look forward to contributing to the team’s execution of its development plan,” said Seifert.

Seifert is a magna cum laude graduate of Santa Clara University with a Bachelor of Science degree in commerce, majoring in accounting. He will be responsible for tracking and reporting Analogix’s financial performance, and developing and monitoring the company’s overall financial strategy.

About Analogix Semiconductor

Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. designs and manufactures semiconductors for the digital multimedia market, from portable devices such as smartphones to high-end graphics cards and large, high-definition displays. Analogix is the market leader in providing end-to-end interface connectivity semiconductor solutions for DisplayPort, including the SlimPort family of products. For more information visit www.analogix.com or follow us on Twitter @Analogix.

Analogix and SlimPort are trademarks or registered trademarks of Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.

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