October 9, 2014 -- ARM Holdings plc is very pleased to announce the forthcoming appointment of Dr John Liu as an independent non-executive director. He will join the board on 1 December 2014.
Dr. John Liu is currently an independent non-executive director of Digital China Holdings Limited and a member of the Board of Trustees of Beijing Normal University Education Fund. In addition he is Chief Business Officer of Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. Former roles include senior executive positions in various companies including as Corporate Vice President and Head of Greater China for Google Inc.; China CEO of SK Telecom Co., Ltd in Korea and Country Director of Greater China of Singapore Telecommunications Limited.
There are no disclosures pursuant to paragraphs 9.6.13(1) to 9.6.13(6) of the Listing Rules in relation to this appointment.
Stuart Chambers, Chairman, said:
"We are delighted to welcome John Liu to the ARM board as an independent non-executive director and look forward to the benefit of his highly relevant expertise in Asia and his longstanding experience of global technology companies. His appointment is part of our planned and continuing evolution of the board."