Update: Barcelona has been bought by Synopsys
Barcelona Opens Munich Office to Serve European Customers
Newark, Calif., July 17, 2003 - Barcelona Design Inc., the leading supplier of analog synthesis solutions, today announced the appointment of Susanne Hampe as a Sales Director for Europe. Based in Munich, Germany, Susanne will be responsible for establishing sales operations for Barcelona's entire line of products in the European market. She reports directly to Bob Johnson, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations.
"The creation of this position addresses the fast growing demand for Barcelona's analog synthesis solutions in the European market", said Bob Johnson. He continued, "We are extremely pleased to have Susanne on board. Susanne's experience in the EDA and semiconductor industries and her extensive familiarity with the European market will greatly contribute to supporting the increasing customer demand in Europe."
Before joining Barcelona Design, Susanne Hampe worked for Simplex Solutions as General Manager for Central Europe. After Cadence Design System's acquisition of Simplex she assumed the role of Business Development Manager with responsibility for Europe.
About Barcelona Design, Inc.
Barcelona Design is the leading supplier of analog synthesis solutions to semiconductor and systems companies worldwide. Barcelona's synthesis technology significantly reduces design and ownership costs, dramatically reduces time-to-market and consistently improves return on assets for analog and mixed-signal circuits. Barcelona's solution is based on a unique and revolutionary technology that replaces trial-and-error manual simulation methods commonly used today with specification-driven synthesis. The company has proven its technology with working silicon on numerous foundry and proprietary processes. Its customers include Analog Devices, Matsushita, MediaQ, Mitsubishi and ST Microelectronics. Barcelona was founded in 1999 and has secured financing from Sequoia Capital, Foundation Capital and Crosslink Capital. The firm is headquartered in Newark, CA. For more information please visit www.barcelonadesign.com.