Freescale Appoints Krishnan Balasubramanian to Board of Directors


Freescale Appoints Krishnan Balasubramanian to Board of Directors

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (NYS: FSL) appointed Krishnan Balasubramanian to its board of directors in May 2013.

Mr. Balasubramanian (known as Bala) brings more than 37 years experience in the semiconductor industry to his new role on Freescale's board of directors. Bala currently serves on the board of MetroCorp Bancshares, Inc. and has previously served in a number of executive positions at Texas Instruments and has experience in manufacturing, technology development and business leadership.

"As an independent director, Bala brings a valuable outside perspective along with a deep understanding of the global semiconductor industry," said Dan McCranie, Freescale's chairman of the board.

"Bala's experience with executive management supervision, regulatory matters and technological operations in the semiconductor industry makes him a welcome addition to our board," said Gregg Lowe, Freescale's president and CEO. "We look forward to his many contributions to the board."

About Freescale Semiconductor

Freescale Semiconductor (NYS: FSL) is a global leader in embedded processing solutions, providing industry-leading products that are advancing the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. From microprocessors and microcontrollers to sensors, analog integrated circuits and connectivity - our technologies are the foundation for the innovations that make our world greener, safer, healthier and more connected. Some of our key applications and end-markets include automotive safety, hybrid and all-electric vehicles, next generation wireless infrastructure, smart energy management, portable medical devices, consumer appliances and smart mobile devices. The company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing and sales operations around the world.

Freescale and the Freescale logo are trademarks of Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. © 2013 Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

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