Synopsys Names Faysal Sohail Senior Vice President and General Manager of Design Architects Group
Mountain View, Calif.--June 26, 1997--Synopsys Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.) announced it has promoted Faysal Sohail, 33, to senior vice president and general manager of the Design Architects Group, reporting directly to Synopsys president and CEO Aart de Geus.
Now reporting to Sohail are Dr. Chris Rowen, vice president and general manager of the Design Reuse Group, and Alan Aronoff, vice president and general manager of the Silicon Architects Group.
Since joining Synopsys two years ago, Sohail has held senior management, marketing, and business development positions within the company's Design Reuse Group. Most recently, he was vice president of marketing. Previously, Sohail served as director of marketing for Silicon Architects, which Synopsys acquired in 1995. As co-founder of Silicon Architects, Sohail was responsible for establishing CBA as the next-generation design methodology for complex ASIC and ASSP designs.
Sohail has also held various managerial positions in development and marketing, including managing the Field Applications Team at Actel Corp. (San Jose, Calif.) and serving as a member of the R&D team for LSI Logic (Milpitas, Calif.). He holds a B.S. in computer engineering from the University of Illinois.
Mountain View, CA
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