Intersil Announces Appointment of Sunny Gupta, Texas ECE Alumnus, to Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations

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Monday, June 6, 2016 - 4:00pm

Intersil Announces Appointment of Sunny Gupta to Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations

MILPITAS, Calif., June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, today announced the appointment of Sunny Gupta as senior vice president of Worldwide Operations, responsible for the company's manufacturing, quality, and technology development groups.

Mr. Gupta has been with Intersil for more than three years and was previously the vice president of Quality and Technology Development. He succeeds Andy Micallef, who led the company's efforts in implementing the discipline and solid processes to enable strong execution on key operational metrics.

Mr. Gupta has been instrumental in Intersil's operations evolution over the last three years. He contributed directly to achieving customer satisfaction goals by promoting the high quality standards required by Intersil's exacting customers in the automotive, aerospace and consumer markets. His team's initiatives on process and package technology enabled a number of Intersil's new product innovations.

Prior to joining Intersil in 2012, Mr. Gupta was director of Worldwide Customer Quality Engineering for Qualcomm where he was responsible for re-aligning the global organization to improve customer support, achieve quality goals and develop effective quality measures. Prior to his role at Qualcomm, Mr. Gupta spent 16 years at National Semiconductor where he was most recently the director of Worldwide Customer Quality Engineering and improved yield, cycle time and other key metrics to increase customer satisfaction. Mr. Gupta has also held roles in wafer fab engineering and operations. Mr. Gupta has a MBA from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University and a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

"Sunny's familiarity with and competence in all of the key aspects of our operations will enable him to make a smooth transition and maintain the organization's momentum," said Necip Sayiner, president and CEO of Intersil Corporation. "His strong track record as a part of the Intersil leadership team and the trust he has built both inside and outside of the company will help us continue to advance and evolve our operations footprint."