National Semiconductor Names New Board Members


National Semiconductor Corp. has appointed William J. Amelio and William E. Mitchell to its board of directors. They will serve on the board until National's annual meeting of stockholders later this year.

In addition, Donald Macleod was named chairman of the board, effective May 31, following the retirement of the board's current chairman, Brian Halla. Macleod currently serves as National's CEO.

Amelio is currently a member of the Daylight Partners group of investors. He was previously the president and CEO of Lenovo Group Ltd., a multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures and markets desktop and notebook personal computers, workstations, servers, storage drives, IT management software and related services.

Mitchell was formerly chairman and CEO of Arrow Electronics Inc., a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronics components and computer products.

SOURCE: National Semiconductor

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