LOS ALTOS, CA -- June 5, 2003 -- Rambus Inc. (Nasdaq:RMBS), a leading provider of chip-to-chip interface products and services, today announced it has elected Harold Hughes to its board of directors. Mr. Hughes brings 26 years of experience in the finance and corporate planning arena to Rambus' board. Mr. Hughes served as a United States Army Officer from 1969 - 1974 before starting his private sector career with Intel Corporation. Mr. Hughes held a variety of positions within Intel Corporation from 1974 - 1997, including treasurer, vice president of Intel Capital, chief financial officer, and vice president of Planning and Logistics. Following Intel, Mr. Hughes was the chairman and CEO of Pandesic LLC, an Intel and SAP joint venture.
"Rambus is an exciting company to be involved with due to the stellar management team and the strong engineering talent," said Harold Hughes. "This unique combination allows Rambus to create the world's fastest chip-to-chip interface solutions and deliver these solutions to the market."
In addition to serving on Rambus' board, Mr. Hughes also serves on the boards of London Pacific, Merant, and Atsana. Mr. Hughes holds a BA from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from the University of Michigan.
About Rambus Inc.
Rambus is a leading provider of chip-to-chip interface products and services. The company's breakthrough technology and engineering expertise have helped leading chip and system companies to solve their challenging I/O problems and bring industry-leading products to market. Rambus' interface solutions can be found in numerous computing, consumer electronic and networking. Additional information is available at www.rambus.com