SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 22, 2012--
Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PXLW), an innovative provider of powerful
video and pixel processing technology, today announced that Mr. Barry L.
Cox has been appointed to the Company’s board of directors.
Mr. Cox is a veteran of the semiconductor industry with more than 45
years of executive leadership experience. He currently serves on the
board of directors at Audience Inc., a fabless provider of advanced
voice and audio processors for mobile products, and Summit
Microelectronics Inc., a privately held provider of precision analog
semiconductors. Mr. Cox has also held positions at several
publicly-traded semiconductor companies, including chairman of the board
at Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd., and executive chairman at Quantum
Effect Devices Inc., which was acquired by PMC Sierra in August 2000.
Previously, Mr. Cox served as a consultant with Lightspeed Venture
Partners, working with portfolio companies in all aspects of corporate
development. Additionally, he held the position of president and CEO at
Weitek Corporation and ATEQ Corporation, a company which he co-founded.
Mr. Cox also previously served as the former president of Intel Europe
while working at Intel Corporation.
Commenting on Mr. Cox’s appointment, Richard Sanquini, Chairman of the
Board of Pixelworks, said, “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Barry
Cox, a seasoned semiconductor executive, to Pixelworks’ board of
directors. Barry has been a leader in the industry for several decades,
having served as an executive and board member at a number of leading
semiconductor companies. I believe his vast knowledge and expertise are
a valuable addition to our board, and I look forward to working closely
with him and the other board members as we continue to execute on the
Company’s business objectives.”
About Pixelworks, Inc.
Pixelworks, headquartered in San Jose, California, is an innovative
designer, developer and marketer of video and pixel processing
technology, semiconductors and software for high-end digital video
applications. At design centers in Shanghai and San Jose, Pixelworks
engineers push pixel performance to new levels for leading manufacturers
of consumer electronics and professional displays worldwide. For more
information, please visit the company’s Web site at www.pixelworks.com.
Note: Pixelworks and the Pixelworks logo are registered trademarks of
Source: Pixelworks, Inc.
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