SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arteris Inc., the inventor and only supplier of silicon-proven commercial network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect IP solutions, today announced that CEO K. Charles Janac has been selected by the ranking committee of ExecRank as a "Top Chief Executive Officer" for 2012. Mr. Janac placed 15 th in a group that included the CEOs of such leading private companies as Toys"R"Us, Koch Industries, and Kraft. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120831/SF66149LOGO) The rankings are the result of two years of research and feedback from evaluation committees and top CEOs, yielding an algorithm ranking CEOs based on their performance in 24 key areas. According to Adam Navrozally, analyst for the rankings division of ExecRank, "We were extremely impressed with the achievements of Mr. Janac. His work and reputation are highly regarded in the industry and amongst other Chief Executive Officers." "I am honored to be recognized by ExecRank as a top CEO from over 100,000 C-level executives in both public and private companies," said Mr. Janac. "We have a great team of people at Arteris who have all contributed to our success as a company – I am deeply honored to be part of this distinguished group." There are over 100,000 Private Company CEOs in the United States. Only the very best are awarded the distinction of being a part of ExecRank's "Top Private Company CEO Rankings" for 2012. The number one area of focus for Top Private CEOs in 2012 has been their ability to spread their company's reputation for leadership and innovation in their industry. ExecRank also weighed heavily the recommendations provided by CFOs of our finalists. In addition, we saw a significant uptick in the number of CEOs that served on boards of directors and displayed a skill set that is applicable to multiple industries. The CEOs that made this list represent the best of the best in executive leadership. For the complete rankings, please visit www.ExecRank.com. About Arteris Arteris, Inc. provides Network-on-Chip interconnect IP and tools to accelerate System-on-Chip semiconductor (SoC) assembly for a wide range of applications. Results obtained by using the Arteris product line include lower power, higher performance, more efficient design reuse and faster development of ICs, SoCs and FPGAs. Founded by networking experts and offering the first commercially available Network-on-Chip IP products, Arteris operates globally with headquarters in Sunnyvale, California and an engineering center in Paris, France. Arteris is a private company backed by a group of international investors including ARM Holdings, Crescendo Ventures, DoCoMo Capital, Qualcomm Incorporated, Synopsys, TVM Capital, and Ventech. More information can be found at www.arteris.com. About ExecRank ExecRank is the definitive ranking service of leading executives who have achieved the highest level of professional achievement and peer recognition. ExecRank was founded by Jonathan Aspatore, one of the most authoritative figures in business publishing. As former CEO of one of the 5 largest business book publishing houses (Aspatore Books), and current CEO of three other business media companies. Jonathan has published over 5,000 of the world's top business and legal executives, including C-Level executives (CEO, CFO, CTO, CMO, COO) from 74% of the Fortune 500 and senior level partners from 100% of the AmLaw 200 largest law firms. As the creator of the patent-pending, proprietary algorithm that took 2 years to develop for ExecRank, Jonathan is uniquely qualified to have created a system that ranks leading executives. ExecRank rankings reach over 6 million readers a year in the United States alone given our partnerships with leading publishers, web sites, trade shows and more. Arteris, FlexNoC and the Arteris logo are trademarks of Arteris. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners.Contact:Kurt ShulerArteris, Inc.+1 408-470-7300 email@example.com SOURCE Arteris Inc.