Dialog Semiconductor announces director appointment

Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB:DLG), a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting (SSL) and Bluetooth low energy technology, today announced the appointment of Nick Jeffery to the company’s Board of Directors, effective July 1, 2016. Mr Jeffery has been CEO, Vodafone Global Enterprise since 2006.

“Nick will bring to Dialog a wealth of relevant international business experience, having operated for many years at the highest level of some of Europe’s largest mobile communications companies,” said Rich Beyer, Dialog Chairman of the Board. “During the course of his career, he has launched and scaled new enterprise focused business units and successfully led multiple acquisition and integration projects, and we are very pleased he is joining our board as a non-executive director,” added Beyer.

Joining Vodafone Group plc in 2004, Mr. Jeffery has held a position on the Executive Committee since April 2013 and undertaken numerous roles including that of CEO of the Group’s acquired Cable and Wireless Worldwide operations, from 2012 to 2013. In his most recent role, Mr. Jeffery has proven his ability to grow the business through the launch and successful scaling up of new service lines, both organically and in-organically, including M2M, Cloud, Security and Group Carrier Services. Having begun his career at Cable & Wireless plc (Mercury Communications) in 1991, where he rose to lead the company’s UK and international markets business units, Mr. Jeffery then founded and led Microfone Limited in 2001, whilst serving as Head of Worldwide Sales and Europe Managing Director at Ciena Inc. from 2002 until 2004.

Mr. Jeffery has also served as a non-executive Director at FairFX Group plc since August 2014. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and gained a BSc in Economics from the University of Warwick.

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