Fred Tucker to Serve as Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector President

February 08, 2000 by Jeff Shepard

Motorola Inc. (Schaumburg, IL) recently announced that Fred Tucker will serve as president of the company's Semiconductor Products Sector (SPS), replacing Hector Ruiz, who is leaving Motorola to take a position at Advanced Micro Devices (Sunnyvale, CA).

Tucker is currently executive vice president and deputy to the office of the CEO. He has also served as president and general manager of what is now the Integrated Electronic Systems Sector. Tucker also served as executive vice president and general manager of the Automotive and Industrial Electronics Group, and corporate vice president and general manager of Motorola SPS's Bipolar Analog IC Division in Arizona.

Robert Growney, president and COO of Motorola, commented, "I am pleased that Fred Tucker will assume responsibility for the SPS business operations at this time. He has led superbly in our embedded systems and solutions arenas. Fred will join the SPS management team in continuing to drive for Motorola leadership in embedded solutions-on-a-chip and software while sustaining the positive SPS momentum of improvement in market focus and financial performance of our semiconductor operations."