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Skyworks CEO David J. Aldrich Elected Chairman Of Board

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS) an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, today announced that the board of directors has elected David J. Aldrich chairman of the board and CEO of Skyworks. David J. McLachlan, prior chairman, will remain a member of Skyworks’ board of directors and has been designated as lead independent director.

Mr. McLachlan has been a director at Skyworks since 2000 and has been chairman since 2008. “It has been a privilege to serve as chairman of the board of Skyworks,” said Mr. McLachlan. “This is an exciting time for the company as it enters into the next phase of growth—capitalizing on the tremendous opportunity within the Internet of Things. Dave Aldrich has been instrumental in Skyworks’ advancement into a leading analog company within the semiconductor industry. I look forward to continuing to work with him as lead independent director.”

In addition, Liam K. Griffin has been promoted to the role of president. Mr. Griffin had previously served as executive vice president and general manager. “This structure will enable us to hone our focus on long term strategic growth opportunities during this transformative time for Skyworks,” said Mr. Aldrich. “Liam has a proven track record of results and I am confident that in his new role, he will continue to provide strong leadership and direction as we accelerate our evolution into a larger and more diversified analog semiconductor company.”

About Skyworks

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors. Leveraging core technologies, Skyworks supports automotive, broadband, wireless infrastructure, energy management, GPS, industrial, medical, military, wireless networking, smartphone and tablet applications. The Company’s portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, battery chargers, circulators, DC/DC converters, demodulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules, hybrids, infrastructure RF subsystems, isolators, LED drivers, mixers, modulators, optocouplers, optoisolators, phase shifters, PLLs/synthesizers/VCOs, power dividers/combiners, power management devices, receivers, switches, technical ceramics and voltage regulators.

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