Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: PSMI), founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces Duncan Pilgrim has been promoted to vice president of marketing. Pilgrim will drive all the product marketing and marketing communication initiatives.
Duncan Pilgrim, a 17-year semiconductor industry veteran, has been named Peregrine's vice president of marketing. (Photo: Business Wire)
“This is a very exciting time for our company. Coming on the heels of a very successful UltraCMOS® Global 1 launch at Mobile World Congress, we believe Duncan has the skills and expertise to continue to drive this momentum in the marketplace. Duncan’s strong technical background, extensive industry experience and understanding of go-to-market strategies make him an ideal fit to lead the future Peregrine marketing initiatives,” says Jim Cable, CEO at Peregrine Semiconductor. Pilgrim, a 17-year semiconductor industry veteran, joined Peregrine in 2010. He previously served as vice president of marketing for Sequoia Communications and held product, strategic and technical marketing roles at RFMD. His strong technical background comes from engineering positions at RFMD, GEC Plessey Semiconductor and Marconi. Pilgrim earned a master’s degree in business administration from Wake Forest University and a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering from University of Birmingham in the UK. ABOUT PEREGRINE SEMICONDUCTOR Peregrine Semiconductor (NASDAQ: PSMI), founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator), is the leading fabless provider of high-performance, integrated RF solutions. Since 1988 Peregrine has been perfecting UltraCMOS® technology – a patented, advanced form of SOI – to deliver the performance edge needed to solve the RF market’s biggest challenges, such as linearity. With products that deliver best-in-class performance and monolithic integration, Peregrine is the trusted choice for market leaders in automotive, broadband, industrial, Internet of Things, military, mobile devices, smartphones, space, test-and-measurement equipment and wireless infrastructure. Peregrine holds more than 170 filed and pending patents and has shipped more than 2 billion UltraCMOS units. For more information, visit http://www.psemi.com. The Peregrine Semiconductor name, logo, and UltraCMOS are registered trademarks of Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation in the U.S.A., and other countries.All other trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20140416005432/en/