Adds 25 Years of Sales Experience, Including VP of Sales at Zoran
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 6, 2011--
Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PXLW), an innovative provider of powerful
video and pixel processing technology, announced today it has hired and
appointed Charles Parr as the senior vice president of worldwide sales.
Parr will report directly to Pixelworks’ CEO Bruce Walicek.
With over twenty five years of experience in semiconductor sales, Parr
has built an impressive track record of success in regions throughout
the world. Prior to joining Pixelworks, Parr held the position of vice
president of worldwide sales at Zoran Corp. He has also held similar
roles in sales and marketing at Oak Technology, VLSI Technology and
“We are pleased to add Charlie to our executive team and believe that
his extensive global sales experience will greatly enhance our customer
penetration,” said Bruce Walicek, President and CEO of Pixelworks.
“Charlie’s relevant industry knowledge, technical expertise and
relationships will be valuable assets as we continue to strengthen our
global presence and grow the Company.”
Commenting on his recent appointment, Mr. Parr said, “I am very excited
to join Pixelworks, and I look forward to working with this exceptional
management team to capitalize on the significant growth opportunities,
particularly in the TV space, and further advance the Company’s position
as a leader in the industry.”
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
Pixelworks, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their
Source: Pixelworks, Inc.
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