Completes search started in early 2002
San Jose, CA, 30 May 2002 - ARC International
(LSE: ARK) has completed another goal set by CEO Mike Gulett earlier this
year by appointing James Lang head of all sales operations in Asia. He
reports to Bill Caparelli, Sr. VP of Worldwide Sales.
"Having Jim join ARC adds the professional leadership
to begin addressing sales opportunities into the growing Asian market,"
said Gulett. "Jim's experience and expertise will drive our embedded processor
cores, software, peripherals, development tools and RTOS into these countries,
and we are glad to have him on the ARC team." Lang will have responsibilities
over all Asian countries, but will concentrate initially on Taiwan, Hong
Kong, Japan, Korea and The People's Republic of China.
Lang joins ARC from ASIC International, where
he was Western Area Sales Manager before it was sold to Flextronics Semiconductor.
He was president and CEO of Decision Matrix Systems prior to then, and
was vice president of Mass Storage sales at Cirrus Logic for six years
before Decision Matrix. Before that, he held senior sales and marketing
positions for several other high tech companies, including Adaptec, Zilog
and Fujitsu Microelectronics. Lang holds a degree in electrical engineering
from the University of Pittsburgh, and serves on the Board of Directors
for Sales-Consultants and Decision Matrix Systems, Inc., and the Board
of Advisors for Winnov LLP.
About ARC International
ARC International is a leading developer of embedded
user-customizable, high-performance 32-bit RISC/DSP processor cores, with
integrated development tools, peripherals, RTOS and software. These integrated
products and solutions are a result of the acquisitions of MetaWare, VAutomation
and Precise. ARC's integrated intellectual property solutions assist customers
in rapidly developing next generation wireless, networking and consumer
electronics products, reducing time to market for system-on-chip products.
Products based on ARC's technology include digital still cameras, set-top
boxes, and network processors. ARC International employs over 200 people
in research and development, sales, and marketing offices across North
America, Europe and Israel. Full details of the company's locations and
other information are on the company's web site, www.ARC.com.
ARC International is listed on the London Stock Exchange as ARC International