CamSemi Appoints Top Exec From iWatt

January 13, 2009 by Jeff Shepard

Mark Muegge – described as an innovative force in the development of market-leading power conversion products – has been appointed as CamSemi’s VP Marketing. He joins with immediate effect to take charge of all corporate and product marketing activity and to help define the next generation of power management ICs that the company states will be critical in further strengthening its growing market position and sales.

Muegge brings over 20 years’ semiconductor industry experience into the company and a strong profile and background in the power supply controller market. He was the first employee to join iWatt’s founders in 2000 and co-invented its primary side sensing technology to develop simpler, safer and lower cost power supplies. He built and led the company’s engineering team which designed several high-performance controllers. Prior to joining CamSemi, he was Director of AC-DC Products overseeing the marketing and development of the largest part of iWatt’s product portfolio.

"Mark is joining CamSemi at the perfect time as we look to expand our product lines, develop our share of the power supply controller market and target new market opportunities. His track record of success, in-depth market knowledge and first-class engineering skills are invaluable and will have an immediate impact in building on our achievements to date," said David Baillie, CEO of CamSemi.

In addition to iWatt, Muegge has held a number of senior marketing and engineering roles within the industry including: Hi/fn where he defined the company’s flagship security co-processor product; Quality Semiconductor, the logic chip and speciality memory manufacturer; and communications IC supplier IDT.