Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI)今天宣布，公司已收到中国商务部（“MOFCOM”）关于收购凌力尔特公司的法律批文。MOFCOM的批复是本次收购需要的最后一个法律批文，双方预计将于2017年3月10日完成收购。
公司同时宣布接受首席财务官David Zinsner的辞呈，2017年3月17日起生效。Zinsner先生将离开ADI公司，担任波士顿地区一家获得风险投资的技术公司的总裁。2017年3月18日起，ADI公司副总裁兼首席会计主管Eileen Wynne将接任临时CFO，直至Zinsner先生的正式继任者上任。公司已宣布开始寻找新CFO。
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- Joy Zhao