ANALOG DEVICES NAMES ROBERT YUNG VICE PRESIDENT OF STRATEGY AND CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT

Robert Yung

Norwood, MA (01/20/2012) - Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, today announced that Robert Yung has joined the company as vice president, strategy and corporate development, reporting to Jerald G. Fishman, president and chief executive officer. This new role was created to widen the reach of ADI’s existing technology, explore new areas of signal processing technology, and uncover new markets and applications where the company can apply these technologies to accelerate its overall growth rate over the next five years.

Mr. Yung joins ADI with an impressive resume in technology and emerging market development. Most recently, he served as chief technology officer (CTO) of Tessera Technologies and of PMC Sierra. Prior, he was a lead architect in Sun Microsystems’ UltraSPARC microprocessor program and served as the company’s CTO in Asia. Mr. Yung also worked for Intel serving as its CTO in China as well as CTO of the Intel Communication Group and Intel Enterprise Processor Group. He was a founder and partner of GSR Ventures, which specializes in providing equity funding of early stage technology in semiconductors, wireless, and Internet services. Mr. Yung received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.

Mr. Yung was named to the National Committee of U.S.-China Relations as a Fellow during the inaugural Young Leader Forum in 2002. In 2000, he was named to the World Economic Forum's “Top 100 Global Leaders for Tomorrow,” in Davos, Switzerland. Mr. Yung’s strong technical background, semiconductor experience, global network, and leadership skills make him well-suited for this new role.

About Analog Devices

Innovation, performance, and excellence are the cultural pillars on which Analog Devices has built one of the longest standing, highest growth companies within the technology sector. Acknowledged industry-wide as the world leader in data conversion and signal conditioning technology, Analog Devices serves over 60,000 customers, representing virtually all types of electronic equipment. Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with design and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. Analog Devices is included in the S&P 500 Index.

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Editor's Contact Information:

Linda Kincaid
781-937-1472

linda.kincaid@analog.com

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