Eindhoven, Netherlands, March 28, 2014 - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) announced that today’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders resolved to appoint Mr. Eric Meurice as non-executive director in the Board of Directors, effective April 1, 2014.
Mr. Meurice is until March 31, 2014 the Chairman of ASML Holding NV, the world's leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry. From 2004 to 2013 he was the CEO of ASML. Mr. Meurice also gained extensive technology experience in the semiconductor industry between 1984 and 1994, first at Intel, in the micro-controller group, and then at ITT Semiconductors Group, a leader then in video and audio DSP integrated circuits.
“I am excited to be able to welcome Eric Meurice as non-executive director,” said Sir Peter Bonfield, Chairman of the Board of Directors of NXP. “He brings a tremendous amount of semiconductor industry expertise and experience to our Board of Directors. With his appointment, the majority of our board consists of independent directors.”
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NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) creates solutions that enable secure connections for a smarter world. Building on its expertise in High Performance Mixed Signal electronics, NXP is driving innovation in the automotive, identification and mobile industries, and in application areas including wireless infrastructure, lighting, healthcare, industrial, consumer tech and computing. NXP has operations in more than 25 countries, and posted revenue of $4.82 billion in 2013. Find out more at www.nxp.com.