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old account Frank Eory
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old account Frank Eory   12/11/2012 5:25:31 PM
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"foreign scapegoat" is a pretty good job description!

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junko.yoshida   12/11/2012 5:39:57 PM
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yeah, seriously, Frank, who would want to take this job?

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Mario.Rivas   12/11/2012 7:22:48 PM
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Well Junko, this job is heavy with inter-cultural challenges. Renesas has great technology and excellent position in MCUs. Big challenge = great opportunity.

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junko.yoshida   12/11/2012 7:53:13 PM
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Hi, Mario! How have you been? What was I thinking... we will definitely nominate you to run Renesas!!! I don't want to jinx it, but you have all the right qualities in your resume.

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old account Frank Eory   12/11/2012 8:14:52 PM
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I second the nomination. Mario probably doesn't remember me, but our paths crossed back in the Motorola days. I agree Junko, Mario should put his hat in the ring for the Renesas challenge.

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Roger3   12/11/2012 9:18:40 PM
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Junko, I vote for Willem P. Roelandts.

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Chipdude23   12/11/2012 9:44:46 PM
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Junko, Interesting article. I think you may need to add one more zero. 138BYen is $1.67B...not $167M. Do we really think you can pick up a majority stake in a company the size of Renesas (~$8-9B in sales) for under $200M?

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Think About It   12/11/2012 11:52:07 PM
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Junko check your conversion rates immediately!

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junko.yoshida   12/12/2012 2:36:50 AM
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Oops. My bad. Fixed.

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junko.yoshida   12/12/2012 3:32:44 AM
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Another good choice. Keep the names flowing!

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