Norwood, MA (01/23/2006) -
Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI) a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, today announced the appointment of Margaret K. Seif to the newly created position of Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, reporting to president and CEO Jerry Fishman. She joins the company January 27, 2006 from RSA Security Inc., where she most recently served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, General Counsel and Secretary.
Ms. Seif brings 20 years of legal experience in corporate law, intellectual property and corporate development to Analog Devices. Ms. Seif held several positions of increasing responsibility at RSA Security Inc. over her seven year tenure, handling intellectual property protection and enforcement, governance issues, litigation activities, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate strategy development. Prior to joining RSA Security Inc., she spent two years as Vice President and General Counsel at Firefly Network, Inc., where she played an integral role in the completion of an acquisition of the company by Microsoft Corporation.
“The addition of Marnie to Analog Devices strengthens ADI’s senior management team,” said president and CEO Jerry Fishman. “Her wealth of experience will be a great asset to the company as we continue to grow.”
Ms. Seif earned her law degree from The University of Michigan Law School and her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and History from Brown University. Ms. Seif has also served as a faculty member at several national and state continuing legal education programs and has authored several publications.
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. Celebrating 40 years as a leading global manufacturer of high-performance integrated circuits used in analog and digital signal processing applications, Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with design and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. Analog Devices' common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “ADI” and is included in the S&P 500 Index.