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Altera appoints new VP for APAC

Posted: 03 Nov 2006 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Altera? Asia Pacific? vice president? David Shen?

Altera Corp. announced that David Shen has joined the company as regional vice president and managing director of the Asia Pacific region. Shen will be based in the company's Asia Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong.

Shen brings over 18 years of semiconductor technical services, engineering, sales and marketing management experience to Altera. Most recently, Shen was vice president, technical marketing of Asia Pacific for Arrow Electronics, where he managed an organization of over 150 employees. At Arrow, Shen managed technical services, advanced technology, corporate marketing and supplier development. Shen's previous experience includes management positions at ON Semiconductor in Asia Pacific and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.

"As manufacturing and design activity in Asia Pacific continues to grow at a rapid rate, Altera is well positioned to take advantage of the many opportunities for programmable logic," said Shen. "I look forward to growing Altera's already extensive customer base in the region."

"Shen's semiconductor industry and management expertise will be a key component in expanding our Asia Pacific market presence," said George Papa, senior vice president, worldwide sales. "Shen's experience will be key as our customers in the region continue to leverage the benefits of programmable logic."

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