MANHASSET, N.Y. Wireless semiconductor supplier Atheros Communications Inc. has named semiconductor industry veteran Dan Artusi to its board of directors.
Artusi, who has more than 28 years of experience in the semiconductor and communications industries, became chairman and CEO of Coldwatt Inc.
, a provider of high efficiency power supplies for the communications and computer industry, in May. Artusi had suddenly resigned as president, CEO and director of Silicon Laboratories, a developer of mixed-signal ICs, a post he held since Jan. 2004
Previously, Artusi spent more than 20 years in various senior management roles at Motorola Semiconductor. He is also a member of the board of directors of Powerwave Technologies, a global supplier of end-to-end wireless solutions for wireless communications networks.
"We are very pleased to have Dan join our board of directors," said Craig Barratt, president and CEO of Atheros, in a statement. "His extensive background and outstanding reputation in the industry make him a valuable addition to our company."