Mr. Cowell brings to Intersil extensive global experience in power management solutions for the consumer market. Most recently, Andrew spent the last four years as Vice President of Analog Marketing at Micrel Semiconductor. Previous to this position, Andrew held a variety of technical, marketing and applications management roles at Micrel and Siliconix. Andrew began his career as a design engineer at Advanced Power Supplies.
Andy's talent and background make him a perfect fit for this new role. His experience driving growth within the consumer market will intensify our focus on new products aimed at this rapidly growing market, said Dave Bell, Intersil's President and Chief Executive Officer. This new group allows us to create system solutions for the consumer market, while sustaining growth in the industrial, communications and computing markets.
I am very excited to join the talented team at Intersil, said Andrew Cowell. The company has a clear vision for its consumer end market and the technology to provide compelling solutions for its customers. I look forward to working with the Intersil team to expand Intersil content within our customers' applications.
Mr. Cowell holds a First Class Honors degree in Electronics from Middlesex University in the UK.