June 1st, 2012 -- Imagination Technologies Group plc (LSE: IMG, "Imagination" or "the Group"), a leader in System-on-Chip Intellectual Property ("SoC IP"), has appointed Gilles Delfassy as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect.
Gilles is a highly experienced and respected international figure in the semiconductor and mobile/wireless industry with 35 years of highly relevant experience, including almost 30 years at Texas Instruments, Inc (TI). He was a key pioneer and driving force behind the mobile/wireless initiative within TI, which helped to shape the industry.
More recently he held the position of Chief Executive Officer of ST-Ericsson S A. Gilles has also served as a board director at several public and private companies in the United States and in Europe.
Geoff Shingles, Chairman of Imagination, said:
"I am delighted to welcome Gilles to the Board. His extensive experience and knowledge of the semiconductor and mobile/wireless industry will be a real asset to us. We look forward to working
He will also join the Remuneration and Audit Committees.
The Group confirms that there is no information to disclose relating to Mr Delfassy under rules 9.6.13 (1) to (6) of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.