SUNNYVALE, Calif., -- October 03, 2002 -- Artisan Components, Inc., (Nasdaq: ARTI), a leading provider of semiconductor intellectual property (IP), today announced that it has appointed James Hogan to the newly created position of senior vice president of business development. Mr. Hogan brings to Artisan more than 28 years of experience in the semiconductor design and manufacturing industry. He has held senior engineering, marketing and operational management positions at Cadence Design Systems, Inc., National Semiconductor Corporation and Phillips Semiconductor. Most recently, he served as senior vice president of business development and the senior member of the Office of Chief Technologist at Cadence Design Systems. Mr. Hogan holds a B.A degree in mathematics, a B.S. degree in computer science and an M.B.A all from San Jose State University.
"Jim brings extensive skills and experience to our already strong management team," said Mark Templeton, president and CEO of Artisan Components. "Having him on board increases our ability to pursue new opportunities and initiatives. We welcome Jim to Artisan and look forward to his contribution to our ongoing success."
"Artisan has achieved a leadership position in the semiconductor industry enabling a large number of IC design teams to easily access the world's leading silicon manufacturers," Hogan commented. "Artisan's success opens the opportunity to add value for customers through an expanded offering of IC design solutions. This is an exciting opportunity and I look forward to being a member of the Artisan team."
About Artisan Components
Artisan Components, Inc. is a leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) provider. The company's design platforms are in use by design teams at over 900 companies worldwide. Artisan's design platforms provide IC designers with a common interface to a range of process technologies from the world's leading foundries. Built on Artisan's Process-Perfect(TM) memory generators, standard cell and I/O libraries, Artisan's design platforms include a comprehensive set of views and models supporting leading design tools and methodologies. Artisan's worldwide network of EDA, IP and design service partners extend the Artisan standard to a complete set of system level design and integration solutions. Artisan is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. More information about Artisan Components, including free library access can be found at: http://www.artisan.com.
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