IR Appoints Donald Dancer as General Counsel

November 19, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

International Rectifier Corp. (IR, El Segundo, CA) announced the appointment of Donald Dancer as Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel. He will report to CEO Alex Lidow. Dancer joins IR from General Electric Co. (Fairfield, CT), where he served most recently as general counsel for GE Industrial Systems Solutions (Duluth, GA) and GE Power Controls (Europe).

"Don brings a depth and breadth of experience in the technology industry that will be enormously valuable to IR," said Alex Lidow. "He understands the needs of an industry leader serving a global market, as well as the dynamics of a well-established company that continuously re-invigorates its business. He will be a great asset to IR as we continue to drive our transformation as a supplier of high, value-added, proprietary technology."