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Two Cirrus Logic Execs Join CEA Panels

16 Jan, 2002 By: Hive News

Two execs from digital entertainment semiconductor provider Cirrus Logic have joined the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) governing panels.

Matthew Perry, VP and GM of Cirrus' Crystal Products Division, has joined the Board of Directors, while Bob Bennett, VP of marketing for Cirrus' Wireless Division, was named as a board member to CEA's Home Networks and Information Technology (HNIT) Division. The division focuses on accelerating the adoption of networked consumer technologies. The two began their terms Jan. 1.

"From video to audio to wireless to mobile electronics, consumers are embracing the digital age," said Gary Shapiro, CEA president and CEO. "With Cirrus known as a leader of the digital entertainment revolution, having Matthew Perry on our board will provide unique expertise and strategic direction."

The Consumer Electronics Association represents more than 650 companies within the U.S. consumer technology industry and provides resources including market research, promotional and educational programs, technical standards and lobbying to promote and advance the concerns of consumer electronic companies.

In addition to Cirrus Logic's representation, the 2002 Board of Directors will comprise representation from Hewlett Packard, Panasonic, Samsung, Toshiba and Yamaha. The Home Networks and Information Technology Division of CEA will be composed of board members from companies including Compaq, Intel, Microsoft and Radio Shack.

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