SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2011-- Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:PXLW), an innovative provider of powerful video and pixel processing technology, today announced that board member James R. Fiebiger, Ph.D. passed away on Saturday in Los Angeles. He had been a member of Pixelworks’ board since 2006 and served as chairman of the governance and nominating committee as well as a member of the audit committee.
A veteran of the semiconductor industry, Dr. Fiebiger served on the boards of such companies as Actel Corporation, Mentor Graphics, Power Integrationsand QLogic Corporation. Dr. Fiebiger was also the founder of Lovoltech, Inc., a privately held power-semiconductor company, where he previously served as chairman and CEO. He had also held numerous executive positions at companies including GateField Corporation, Motorola, United Technologies, Texas Instruments, Thunderbird Technologies and VLSI Technology.
Commenting on Dr. Fiebiger’s passing, Bruce Walicek, President and CEO of Pixelworks, said, “We are very saddened by the loss of Jim Fiebiger, a respected veteran of our industry and a committed member of Pixelworks’ board of directors. Jim’s vast knowledge was a tremendous asset to the Company, and we are grateful for his time and dedication over the past five years. He will be greatly missed on both a personal and professional level, and we extend our deepest sympathies to Jim’s family.”
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 http://www.pixelworks.com.
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