Cirrus Logic has appointed Al Schuele as the chairman of the Board of Directors. Schuele will replace late Michael L. Hackworth, Cirrus Logic's co-founder, who passed away in April
TEXAS, USA: Cirrus Logic has appointed Al Schuele as the chairman of the Board of Directors. Schuele will replace late Michael L. Hackworth, Cirrus Logic’s co-founder, who passed away in April.
Schuele was first elected to Cirrus Logic’s Board of Directors in July 2011. He has been a general partner since 2000 with Sevin Rosen Funds, a high tech venture capital firm, and is currently a director of Javelin Semiconductor.
Prior to Sevin Rosen, he was chief executive officer of Benchmarq Microelectronics and served as president, chief operating officer and a director of the Board of Unitrode Corp. after its merger with Benchmarq.
Other past semiconductor industry experience includes various sales, marketing, and executive positions at Cirrus Logic, Crystal Semiconductor, Cypress Semiconductor, Mostek, Motorola and Texas Instruments.“Al Schuele has nearly 40 years of high tech and semiconductor industry experience and has already proven to be a valuable asset to the Cirrus Logic Board. We look forward to Al’s continued guidance and leadership as the new chairman of the Board, building on the legacy Michael Hackworth left to Cirrus Logic,” said Jason Rhode, president and chief executive officer.