VLSI Appoints New Director of Investor Relations
San Jose, Calif., December 14, 1998 VLSI Technology, Inc.
(NASDAQ: VLSI) today announced the appointment of Lisa Ewbank as the new director of
Investor Relations. Ewbank is responsible for all Investor Relations activities and will
be the focal point of communications between VLSI, its investors and the analyst
Ewbank comes to VLSI from Peco Energy Company in Philadelphia, where she was director
of Investor/Shareholder Relations. Prior to that, she managed Investor Relations for San
Diego Gas and Electric for 3 and a half years and also spent 7 years at Pacific Gas and
Electric Company in San Francisco.
"We are very happy and confident to have Lisa Ewbank as our director of Investor
Relations," said Alfred J. Stein, VLSI chairman and CEO. "Her solid background
in the investment arena, coupled with her experience in working with the investment
community, is a plus for VLSI. Lisa is a strong addition to our team and we look forward
to the contributions she will make."
Ewbank holds an MA in Economics from New Mexico State University and a BA in Journalism
from San Jose State University.
About VLSI Technology
VLSI Technology, Inc. designs and manufactures custom and semicustom integrated circuits
for leading firms in the wireless communications, networking, consumer digital
entertainment and computing markets. VLSIs value proposition is based on
full-service customer support, deep libraries of vertical market-focused IC intellectual
property, unparalleled custom circuit design expertise enabled through the Velocity Rapid
Silicon Prototyping design style, and one of the worlds most flexible and efficient
custom circuit manufacturing facilities. The company is based in San Jose, California,
with 1997 revenues from continuing operations of $712.7 million, and approximately 2,200
employees worldwide. Visit VLSIs homepage at http://www.vlsi.com.