Intersil Corp swells board of directors from 7 to 9
STAFF REPORT ISB: Intersil Corp has appointed two executives to its board of directors, bringing the total number of independent directors to nine.
Sohail Khan is an experienced technology veteran with a more than 30 years track record of successful management within high tech companies, including running multi-billion dollar businesses.
Forrest Norrod has a deep background in developing and marketing key enterprise computing solutions at top systems and IC suppliers.
“We welcome the addition of Sohail and Forrest, both of whom nicely complement the expertise of our existing Board members,” said Don Macleod, chairman of Intersils board of directors.
Khan was most recently the president and CEO of Lilliputian Systems, a solid oxide fuel cell company. From 2007 to 2011, he served as president and CEO of SiGe Semiconductor where he refocused the company on specific core markets, and secured the top market share position in the highly competitive WiFi segment.
In 2011 Khan oversaw the acquisition and integration of SiGe Semiconductor by Skyworks Solutions.
Khan has also held several senior executive positions at Agere Systems and Lucent Technologies.
Norrod is currently senior vice president and general manager at AMD where he is responsible for enterprise, embedded, and semi-custom products. He spent nearly 1te5 years at Dell, where he was most recently the general manager for the multi-billion dollar server business.