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August 8, 2006 > Magnum Semiconductor hires Ray Holzworth to lead operations

Magnum Semiconductor hires Ray Holzworth to lead operations

Milpitas- (BUSINESS WIRE) July 27_Magnum Semiconductor, Inc. (Magnum) announced that it has named Ray Holzworth to the post of vice president of operations, reporting to Jack Guedj, Magnum president and chief executive officer.

Holzworth joins Magnum from Atrua Technologies, a high technology company specializing in touch control systems, where he served as vice president of operations. Prior to Atrua, Holzworth was vice president of operations at Transmeta, Triscend, ISD and held operations management positions at AMD. Holzworth brings an excellent track record of 28 years experience in leading and managing all aspects of manufacturing and production operations, including foundry, quality, IT and security functions.

"I am very pleased and excited to have a senior executive of Ray's caliber join Magnum's management team," said Guedj. "Ray brings a wealth of operational expertise and global perspective to the job and will be instrumental to help us through a strong expansion in consumer electronics markets."

Holzworth is responsible for all aspects of operations including product manufacturing, testing and reliability, product delivery, quality, information technology and facilities.

"I'm delighted to be joining the Magnum team now, to help drive the expansion in audio/video consumer electronics market in such growing markets as recorders, digital TV and portable/camcorders," said Holzworth. "I am also thrilled to have the opportunity to work closely with Magnum's international field operations to better service our customers."

Holzworth holds an undergraduate degree in chemistry and mathematics, and attained master's degrees in both business and electrical engineering, from San Jose State University and Stanford University, respectively.

About Magnum Semiconductor
Magnum Semiconductor is a premier provider of chips, software, reference platforms and engineering support for recording, viewing and managing high-quality audio/video content. Magnum Semiconductor is headquartered in Milpitas and has sales and engineering offices in Korea, Taiwan, Japan and China. Further information is available at

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