Analog Devices Adds John Hodgson as New Board Member

September 13, 2005 by Jeff Shepard

Analog Devices Inc. (ADI, Wilmington, MA) announced that DuPont Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer John Hodgson will be the company's newest board member. Effective September 13, 2005, Hodgson will join the board as a class II director with a term to expire in 2007. Hodgson will serve on the board's Nominating and Corporate Governance committee. Hodgson has broad-based, global business experience in sales, marketing, and general management. In addition, Hodgson brings a close familiarity with the semiconductor industry, which stems from his role in leading DuPont's Electronic Materials business unit for 10 years.

"John's long-standing leadership at DuPont and his experience managing one of the world's best known and most admired brands make him a key addition to our board of directors as we grow to become a larger, more complex organization," said Chairman of the Board Ray Stata.