Micrel appoints new CFO and vice president of finance and HR
Oct 08, 2013 (MarketLine via COMTEX) --
Micrel Inc., a provider of linear and power solutions, has named Robert DeBarr as the company's new CFO and vice president of finance and human resources, or HR.
Mr DeBarr replaces Ray Wallin who announced his intent to leave Micrel in August 2013. As previously reported and to ensure a smooth transition, Mr Wallin will remain with the Company through November 15, 2013.
Ray Zinn, President and CEO, stated, "Financial transparency is one of the key hallmarks of Micrel and woven into the very culture of the Company. In this capacity, we are thrilled to have such a seasoned industry veteran join the Micrel team. Bob's extensive background in running a finance team, coupled with his expertise in implementing and maintaining world class accounting practices, will enable Micrel to continue to run one of its key departments smoothly and efficiently. With his extensive semiconductor background and thirty years at National Semiconductor, he will be a great asset to Micrel. He also has significant experience in cost accounting, which will help us in maintaining our competitive edge."
Prior to joining Micrel, Mr DeBarr was with Texas Instruments Incorporated as a financial executive with responsibility for integrating the acquisition of National Semiconductor Corporation which became effective in September 2011. He served as the Treasurer of National Semiconductor for more than six years prior to his position at Texas Instruments.
Before this, he served in a variety of positions for more than twenty years at National Semiconductor including Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Mr DeBarr has also served as Chairman of the Board of PremierOne Credit Union since January 2013 and previously served as the Chairman of the Board for National1st Credit Union, 1997 to 2012.
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