MANHASSET, N.Y. Motorola Inc. has appointed Richard Nottenburg as it chief strategy officer, overseeing corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, business intelligence and new initiatives. Nottenburg has served as a strategic advisor to Motorola since the beginning of the year.
Nottenburg will report to Ed Zander, Motorola's chairman and chief executive. The appointment is effective immediately.
Nottenburg most recently served as a vice president and general manager of Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. after its merger with Multilink Technology Corporation in August 2003. From 1995 to 2003, Nottenburg served as president and chief executive of Multilink, a supplier of advanced mixed-signal and VLSI solutions that accelerate the deployment of 10Gbit/s optical networks.
Nottenburg has authored more than 50 publications and presentations and holds eight U.S. patents. He has earned three degrees in electrical engineering: a doctorate from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Lausanne, Switzerland); a Master's from Colorado State University; and a Bachelor's from Polytechnic Institute of New York.