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Alf-Egil Bogen appointed to Silicon Labs board of directors

22nd October 2013
Nat Bowers

Silicon Labs has today announced the appointment of Alf-Egil Bogen to the company's board of directors. An inventor of the highly successful AVR microcontroller, Mr. Bogen is a 20-year semiconductor veteran who was chief marketing officer of Energy Micro until it was acquired by Silicon Labs in July 2013.

Alf-Egil Bogen is currently the chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Novelda, a privately held Norwegian semiconductor company specializing in nanoscale wireless low-power technology for ultra-high-resolution impulse radar.

Prior to Energy Micro, Mr. Bogen held various management positions during his 17 years at Atmel, including managing director of the AVR business unit as well as vice president of corporate marketing and chief marketing officer.

He began his career at Nordic VLSI in Norway. Mr. Bogen holds a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Norwegian University of Science and Technology and a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical and computing engineering from Trondheim University College.

Tyson Tuttle, CEO of Silicon Labs, comments: “We are pleased to welcome Alf to our board of directors. His expertise with microcontrollers, corporate marketing and branding will be extremely valuable to Silicon Labs as we continue to focus on driving high-quality revenue growth and market leadership.”

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