[Plano, TX], [01/01/2024] – Apogee Semiconductor Inc., a leading Semiconductor company in the Commercial Space Electronics Industry, today announced a leadership transition as Mark Hamlyn assumes the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding Anton Quiroz, who will be taking on the position of Chief Revenue Officer (CRO).  In addition, Apogee’s Board elected Larry Blackledge into the Chairman role.

Mark Hamlyn, Co-Founder and over 7-year veteran of the company, brings 18 years of experience and a deep understanding of the company’s vision and strategic goals. 

Anton Quiroz, also a Co-Founder and 7-year veteran of the company, has served as CEO of the company, will now take on the role of Chief Revenue Officer.  As CRO Anton will take ownership of the company’s revenue generation strategies, customer relations, and business development.

Larry Blackledge, 35 year semiconductor industry veteran and former CEO of Active-Semi International and VP at Texas Instruments assumes the role of non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors.

In a joint statement the Apogee Board of Directors said, “We are very pleased with this evolutionary leadership transition.  It underscores the strength and commitment that both Mark and Anton have to make Apogee Semiconductor successful.  We also welcome Larry Blackledge transitioning from Advisor to our Board Chairman.” 

About Apogee Semiconductor Inc.:

Apogee Semiconductor Inc. has been developing rad-hard IC design tools and processes since 2014. It has a team of very experienced design, systems and process engineers who are taking a different and smarter approach to radiation-hardened-by-design (RHBD) IC design, verification, test and manufacturing. Their rapidly growing portfolio provides a comprehensive suite of products and superior value to their customers.  www.apogeesemi.com, sales@apogeesemi.com.

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