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2 April 2013

RFMD adds VP, Foundry Services, responsible for relationships with external foundry partners

Radio-frequency component and compound semiconductor company RF Micro Devices Inc of Greensboro, NC, USA has appointed James A. Clifford as vice president, Foundry Services.

RFMD says that Clifford has wide-ranging experience in technology, procurement, supply chain, operations, quality, and program management. From 1994 until 2012, he worked at QUALCOMM Corp, most recently as senior VP & general manager Operations. Prior to QUALCOMM, he spent 21 years at Unisys Corp, in multiple positions of increasing responsibility covering manufacturing, engineering and procurement. Clifford also holds a BS in Physics from San Diego State University.

In his newly created position at RFMD, Clifford will report to James D. Stilson, corporate VP of Operations, with responsibility for relationships with external foundry partners.

“Jim is extremely well respected throughout the technology industry,” comments president & CEO Bob Bruggeworth. “Given Jim's broad knowledge of all areas of the semiconductor industry, we expect him to contribute immediately to our ability to deliver the industry’s highest-performance and most innovative technologies and RF solutions.” 

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