SAN JOSE, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—February 8, 2008— Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of high performance products that drive energy-efficiency, has appointed Allan Lam to lead the sales and marketing organization worldwide.
Mr. Lam has more than 28 years in the industry, most recently as
Senior Vice President of Fairchild's Standard Products Group (SPG),
which represents one quarter of the company's business. His experience
includes Vice President of Sales for Vishay Intertechnology Asia and
Vice President of their Standard Products Group. He has also held
positions in management, quality, marketing, sales and engineering
with Temic, BBS Electronics, CiNERGi, SGS-Thomson Microelectronics and
Mr. Lam holds a BA in business administration from the Royal
Melbourne Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, and
diplomas in management studies from the Singapore Institute of
Management and in electronics engineering from Hong Kong Polytechnic.
"Allan brings a great deal of depth and experience to this
position, including his recent success leading the Standard Products
Group into an increasingly profitable, sustainable business for
Fairchild," said Mark Thompson, Fairchild's president and CEO. "Under
his direction our worldwide sales and marketing organization will
continue to build strong partnerships and exceed our customers'
Allan replaces Tom Beaver, who has recently retired from
Fairchild. Tom led the worldwide sales and marketing organization for
five years, bringing a stronger customer voice to the company, and
aligning these efforts under The Power Franchise(R) brand.
About Fairchild Semiconductor:
Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE:
FCS) is a global leader delivering
energy-efficient power analog and power discrete solutions. Fairchild
is The Power Franchise(R), providing leading-edge silicon and
packaging technologies, manufacturing strength and system expertise
for consumer, communications, industrial, portable, computing and
automotive systems. An application-driven, solution-based
semiconductor supplier, Fairchild provides online design tools and
design centers worldwide as part of its comprehensive Global Power
Resource(SM). Please contact us on the web at www.fairchildsemi.com.