Fairchild Semiconductor Appoints Chris Allexandre Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

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Fairchild Semiconductor Appoints Chris Allexandre Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fairchild Semiconductor (NYS: FCS) , a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile semiconductor solutions, has appointed Chris Allexandre to the position of Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales.

Mr. Allexandre brings over 15 years of industry experience to Fairchild. Most recently, Chris was Vice President of EMEA Regional Sales & Applications and Distribution at Texas Instruments (TI). He has a broad range of experience selling to both large customers in the mobile handset market, as well as the broad industrial and automotive market in Europe, including managing distribution. He also has international experience, having worked for two years in TI China. He has a Masters Degree in Electronics Engineering and Physics.

"Chris brings a great deal of depth and experience to this position, including his recent success at TI," said Vijay Ullal, Fairchild's President and Chief Operating Officer. "Under his direction, I am confident that Chris will accelerate Fairchild's transformation into a company focused on customer delight and employee engagement. His extensive experience leading sales and field applications, his high-energy style and personable manner will be a tremendous asset for us as we continue this process."

"I am excited to have this opportunity to join Fairchild and lead the worldwide sales team," said Allexandre. "Fairchild has built strong customer relationships in mobile, industrial appliance and automotive markets and I believe it has the products, technologies, people and culture to continue its momentum in its transformation."

About Fairchild Semiconductor:

Fairchild Semiconductor (NYS: FCS) - global presence, local support, smart ideas. Fairchild delivers energy-efficient, easy-to-use and value-added semiconductor solutions for power and mobile designs. We help our customers differentiate their products and solve difficult technical challenges with our expertise in power and signal path products. Please contact us on the web at http://www.fairchildsemi.com.

Fairchild Semiconductor:
Paul R. Hughes, 1-800-341-0392 X 3110
Public Relations Manager

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