Paris, France, December 15, 2003
– TransEDA, a leader in coverage and ready-to-use verification solutions for electronic designs, has appointed Jean-Luc Bouvresse, former VP and General Manager of Philips Semiconductors and most recently COO and VP of Sales of Philips Semiconductors’ spin-off Adelante Technologies, to be its Chief Executive Officer. Bouvresse brings more than 20 years of semiconductor industry experience to this new position.
Bouvresse will be responsible to build a profitable organization by merging the leading technologies of TransEDA and TNI-Valiosys and provide most advanced products for coverage and verification to companies designing Systems-on-a-Chip.
"We are very pleased to welcome Jean-Luc as Chief Executive Officer of TransEDA.", said Marc Frouin, Chief Executive Officer of TNI-Valiosys, the holding company of TransEDA. "Jean-Luc brings the expertise of strong multinational management and business development in the System-on-a-Chip market. He has shown that he can multiply business results several times over and that he can manage various size organizations from the start-up phase up to over 800m$."
As a semiconductor executive at Intel, Apple, VLSI and Philips Semiconductors, Jean-Luc Bouvresse has continually led his technical and business teams to profitability. He has consistently delivered complex SoC designs by selecting and using best of class EDA tools. His strong background in semiconductors and SoC designs give Jean-Luc a clear understanding of the design flows and methodologies required to deliver advanced technologies on time.
"We already have a large base of customers who trust us and we have a unique opportunity to deliver new tools resulting from the combined expertise in the group.", said Jean-Luc Bouvresse, Chief Executive Officer of TransEDA. "Knowing the difficulties of making SoCs, I’m confident and exited that our customers will appreciate the additional value that our tools provide for their direct development benefits."