Dialog Semiconductor appoints non-executive director
Mr O'Hare has spent over two decades as CFO of some of the world's fastest growing consumer and technology businesses. From 2009 to 2013, he was CFO and main board member of the UK's leading entertainment and communications business, Virgin Media Inc. From 2005 to 2009 Mr O'Hare served as the UK CFO for one of the world's largest retailers, Tesco plc. Before joining Tesco he was CFO and Board Director at Energis Communications and led the successful turnaround of this high profile UK telecoms company. Prior to this Mr O'Hare spent ten years at PepsiCo Inc. in a series of senior executive roles in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Eamonn has extensive experience as a Chief Financial Officer and board member in many leading consumer facing and technology orientated businesses and brings a wealth of relevant business and financial expertise to Dialog Semiconductor.
"Dialog Semiconductor is a fascinating business with huge growth potential", says O'Hare. "It provides cutting edge technology that has become a critical component to some of the world's most successful mobile device brands. I am very excited to be working with the Board and look forward to playing a part in its successful future."
Eamonn O'Hare holds a BSc degree in Aerospace Engineering and an MBA from the London Business School.
Dialog Semiconductor plc
Dialog Semiconductor creates highly integrated, mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), optimised for personal portable, low energy short-range wireless, LED solid state lighting and automotive applications. The company provides flexible and dynamic support, world-class innovation and the assurance of dealing with an established business partner.
With its focus and expertise in energy-efficient system power management and a technology portfolio that also includes audio, short-range wireless, AC/DC power conversion and multitouch, Dialog brings decades of experience to the rapid development of ICs for personal portable and digital consumers applications, including smartphones, tablets, Ultrabooks™ and digital cordless phones.
Dialog's power management processor companion chips increase the performance of portable devices by extending battery lifetime, enabling faster charging and enhancing the consumer's multimedia experience. With world-class manufacturing partners, Dialog operates a fabless business model.
Dialog Semiconductor plc is headquartered in London with a global sales, R&D and marketing organisation. In 2013, it had approximately $909 million in revenue and was one of the fastest growing European public semiconductor companies. It currently has approximately 1,100 employees worldwide. The company is listed on the Frankfurt (FWB: DLG) stock exchange (Regulated Market, Prime Standard, ISIN GB0059822006) and is a member of the German TecDax index. It also has convertible bonds listed on the Euro MTF Market on the Luxemburg Stock Exchange (ISIN XS0757015606).