Linear Technology’s President David Bell resigned January 16, 2007 to pursue personal interests and spend more time with his family. With Mr. Bell’s departure, the company is eliminating the position of president. CEO Lothar Maier will assume the responsibilities previously handled by Mr. Bell.
Lothar Maier states, “Dave Bell has been with Linear Technology for 12 years and has been a key contributor to its success. He helped grow and set the strategic direction for the Power business as general manager, and for the past three years as president, he has been instrumental in setting the company’s product strategy and growing our worldwide design and sales organizations. We wish Dave the best of luck in his future endeavors.”
Dave Bell adds, “I’m grateful to have been part of such an exceptional company for the past 12 years. Linear Technology is the best-managed company in the analog semiconductor business and is well positioned to continue this success in the future.”