Semiconductor Industry Veteran’s Business and Management Expertise Tapped to Support Chipmaker's Continued Expansion
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – December 15, 2005 – eSilicon Corporation, the leading fabless supplier of custom integrated circuits, announced today that Jim Lindstrom has been selected as its new Chief Financial Officer.
Lindstrom has more than 30 years of corporate financial management experience obtained at public and private companies in the global semiconductor sector. He has held CFO positions at numerous semiconductor technology companies including Silicon Perspective, Lexra, FormFactor, ASPEC Technology, C-Cube MicroSystems (acquired by LSI Logic), Plexus Computers, and Finnigan Corporation. Lindstom also managed the successful initial public offerings (IPOs) of chip design tool supplier ECAD and digital television system-on-chip (SOC) solution provider Trident MicroSystems. Lindstrom’s early international finance experience was acquired at Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation where he managed financial operations for the company’s facilities in Germany, France and the UK. Prior to joining eSilicon, Lindstrom served as vice president and CFO at Ammocore Technology, a leading provider of semiconductor design technology. Lindstrom currently serves on the Board of Directors for SemTech Corporation, a leading supplier of high-quality analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products.
“Jim’s extensive experience with managing the financial activities of leading semiconductor companies is unparalleled,” said Jack Harding, eSilicon’s chairman, president and CEO. “As eSilicon leads the development of the exciting and fast-growing fabless semiconductor market segment, his experience and insight will be invaluable.”
“I am very pleased to have the opportunity to take eSilicon to the next level of growth and profitability,” said Lindstrom. “I am joining an exceptional senior management team at a semiconductor company with an impeccable reputation for innovation and customer service.”
About eSilicon Corporation
eSilicon designs and manufactures custom integrated circuits for the world’s leading electronics companies. The company serves both system OEMs and fabless semiconductor companies who apply custom silicon to create innovative new products. eSilicon designs and ships custom chips for a wide variety of markets and applications, including high-volume MP3 players, home gateways, complex storage networks, and high-speed communications devices.
Established in 2000 and led by a team of industry veterans, eSilicon is a pioneer and award-winning market leader, widely recognized for innovation and operational excellence. The company combines in-house design and manufacturing expertise to provide customers with a low-risk, low-cost path to the best technology available in the semiconductor industry. eSilicon is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, with offices in Allentown, PA, New Providence (Murray Hill), NJ, Shin Yokohama, Japan, and Bucharest, Romania. For more information, please visit http://www.esilicon.com.