Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Agere Names Clemmer as New CEO

Agere Systems appointed Richard L. Clemmer as president and chief executive officer, replacing John Dickson, who has decided to retire.

Since June 2004, Clemmer has been a partner at Shelter Capital Partners, a private investment fund focused on technology startups. He became chairman of uNav Microelectronics, an emerging global positioning systems chipset company in 2003. Previously, Clemmer held executive management positions at Quantum Corp., a provider of hard disk drives and other storage solutions, and spent more than 20 years at Texas Instruments, serving as senior vice president and chief financial officer of the company's Semiconductor Group from 1988 to 1996.

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