MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intersil Corporation (Nasdaq:ISIL), a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, today announced the appointment of Roger Wendelken as senior vice president of worldwide sales effective immediately. Mr. Wendelken brings valuable experience managing global sales organizations, increasing market share in key accounts and developing and growing distribution channels.
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"Intersil has a strong technical heritage and a growing portfolio of differentiated products," said Necip Sayiner, president and CEO of Intersil Corporation. "Roger will play a key role in driving sustainable revenue growth as we continue to hone our portfolio. We're very pleased to have a sales executive with his experience join our team.""This is a great time to be part of the sales organization at Intersil, a company focused on winning in key markets through innovation," said Mr. Wendelken. "I look forward to working with the management team to enable our customers' success and grow the business." Mr. Wendelken has more than 20 years of sales experience in the semiconductor industry. He was most recently the senior vice president of worldwide sales for Volex Corporation. Previously he led the global sales organization for SMSC before it was acquired by Microchip, building a presence in a variety of competitive consumer, industrial and automotive markets. Mr. Wendelken also served as vice president of worldwide sales at AMCC and Marvell, where under his leadership, the sales team secured market share against larger competitors in key enterprise networking accounts. Mr. Wendelken holds a BSEE from the Georgia Institute of Technology.