Marvell Opens Chip Design Center in Pavia, Italy
New International Design Center to Focus on Analog Semiconductor Devices
Santa Clara, California (June 16, 2008) – a href="http://www.marvell.com" target="_self">Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a leader in storage, communications and consumer silicon solutions, announced the official grand opening of its analog semiconductor design center in Pavia, Italy. The grand opening celebration and ceremony was held at the new facility on June 16.
"Pavia is an excellent location for the design center because it will enable us to draw talented chip designers from the University of Pavia and Marvell recognizes the opportunity for analog design in Italy," said Dr. Sehat Sutardja, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Marvell. "With the university located in the same city, we believe Pavia is one of the world's leading centers for analog semiconductor design. We are excited to be a part of this community, so rich in history and tradition, while at the same time focused on innovation and excellence in analog engineering."
The new international center will focus on products for many markets, including cell phones, power management audio and video markets.
Marvell, which had annual sales of $2.9 billion in the fiscal year ended February 2, 2008, has several offices worldwide, including, among others, Singapore, Japan, Israel and now Italy.
Dr. Sehat Sutardja and Weili Dai, co-founders of Marvell, together with Arturo Krueger, a member of the board of directors of Marvell, and Angiolino Stella, Magnifico Rettore of the University of Pavia, conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony and press conference at the new design center on Monday, June 16 at 11:15 am (local time). For more information please contact Dario Voltattorni at Dario.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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