Peregrine Semi Appoints Philip Chapman CFO

June 25, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. (San Diego, CA), a supplier of advanced RF CMOS integrated circuits, announced the appointment of Philip Chapman as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Peregrine, Chapman served initially as CFO and, later, as president and CEO of OMM Inc., an optical switch component company in San Diego. Before OMM, Chapman served for eight years as CFO of Microchip Technology Inc., where he was responsible for guiding the company through its successful initial public offering.

"We're pleased to have such a seasoned veteran with Phil's high-technology financial experience as part of our executive team," said Jim Cable, president and CEO of Peregrine Semiconductor. "Phil joins Peregrine at a very important point in the company's development. Phil's experience and contribution will be extremely valuable as Peregrine enters this next critical phase of the company's growth."