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Pragmatic Semiconductor Announces Appointment of Semiconductor Industry Veteran, David Moore, as CEO

Pragmatic announces new CEO

Moore will join Pragmatic with immediate effect and takes over from Pragmatic’s co-Founder, Scott White. White will take on the role of Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives and remain a member of the Board of Directors of the company.

Moore, originally from Dublin, Ireland has spent the majority of his career based in the US in senior operating positions with globally leading semiconductor companies. He is a highly respected executive in the industry bringing over two decades of semiconductor leadership experience to the role. Most recently, he served as Chief Strategy Officer at Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) where he had group-wide accountability for a range of corporate functions including Corporate Strategy, M&A and Venture Capital, Global Communications and Marketing and Government Affairs. Prior to Micron, Moore spent six years at Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) in a number of executive leadership roles, most latterly as General Manager of the Programmable Solutions Group where he led the multi-billion-dollar FPGA and Structured ASIC business on a global basis for the company. His prior experience includes senior engineering and business leadership positions in both the US and overseas at Altera Corporation, a pioneer in programmable logic, where Moore spent over fifteen years prior to its acquisition by Intel in 2015.

Of the appointment, Chairman, Erik Langaker said: “I am delighted to welcome Dave to Pragmatic at this exciting time for the company. I am confident that he will enable Pragmatic to scale its foundry capacity to become a global leader in the semiconductor industry and will be instrumental in helping us achieve our vision of electronics in everything.”<