|[November 19, 2012]
PMC Appoints Steve Geiser Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
SUNNYVALE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
PMC, Inc., (Nasdaq: PMCS), the semiconductor innovator transforming
networks that connect, move and store big data, today announced the
appointment of Mr. Steven J. Geiser as vice president and chief
financial officer. Mr. Geiser joins the Company effective today and will
be responsible for the overall financial direction of the company,
reporting to president and chief executive officer Greg Lang.
"Steve is a seasoned veteran of the semiconductor ecosystem with CFO
experience in startups as well as large complex environments," said Greg
Lang, PMC's president and chief executive officer. "His extensive
financial experience and technical foundation will contribute to our
continued growth and financial strength. We also want to thank Mike
Zellner for his contributions to the company and for agreeing to stay on
through the end of this year to ensure a smooth transition. We wish him
great success with his future endeavors."
Prior to joining PMC, Mr. Geiser held the position of CFO at two early
stage companies. Most recently he was chief financial officer at
Triliant Networks, Inc., a growing player in smart grid communications
headquartered in Redwood City, California. At RMI, a network processor
company, he played a pivotal role in the successful sale of the company
to Netlogic Microsystems, later acquired by Broadcom (News - Alert).
Prior to RMI, Mr. Geiser spent nine years at AMD in a variety of
financial roles, culminating in an instrumental role responsible for
setting up the AMD - Fujitsu (News - Alert) joint venture that led to the formation of
Spansion. During those years, he rose to CFO of Spansion and guided them
through their IPO.
"I look forward to working with Greg and the entire executive team as we
lead PMC forward to pursue new business and growth opportunities," said
Mr. Geiser. "As the insatiable big data demands of both business and
consumers continue to strain network and storage infrastructure and
systems, we are excited about the prospects for our products and
Mr. Geiser holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering
from the University of California at Los Angeles and a Master of
Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the
University of Southern California.
PMC (Nasdaq: PMCS) is the semiconductor innovator transforming networks
that connect, move and store big data. Building on a track record of
technology leadership, the company is driving innovation across storage,
optical and mobile networks. PMC's highly integrated solutions increase
performance and enable next-generation services to accelerate the
network transformation. For more information visit www.pmcs.com.
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States and other countries, PMCS is a trademark of PMC-Sierra, Inc. PMC
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