Murata Power Solutions Appoints Chris Conlin As New Chief Executive Officer

September 10, 2009 by Jeff Shepard

Murata Power Solutions has announced the appointment of Chris Conlin as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Conlin brings to the new role more than 25 years of marketing, sales and management experience in the electronic component and semiconductor industries.

Before joining Murata Power Solutions, Conlin held the position of Vice President Marketing and Sales at Jacket Micro Devices, a start-up out of the Georgia Tech Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC). Prior to that, he was Vice President, Marketing & Sales at Alpha Industries.

Before joining Alpha Industries, Conlin spent sixteen years with Murata Electronics North America where he held positions of Vice President Marketing, and Vice President and General Manager of North America Operations.

Conlin commented on his appointment, "I am truly excited to be returning to Murata at this particular point in time. I see a great opportunity for Murata Power Solutions to grow revenues and take market share by leveraging the strengths, resources and technologies that have made Murata one of the industry’s most renowned and trusted suppliers of electronic components and power solutions."