Fairchild Semiconductor Appoints Allan Lam Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing

SAN JOSE, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—February 8, 2008— Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of high performance products that drive energy-efficiency, has appointed Allan Lam to lead the sales and marketing organization worldwide.

Mr. Lam has more than 28 years in the industry, most recently as Senior Vice President of Fairchild's Standard Products Group (SPG), which represents one quarter of the company's business. His experience includes Vice President of Sales for Vishay Intertechnology Asia and Vice President of their Standard Products Group. He has also held positions in management, quality, marketing, sales and engineering with Temic, BBS Electronics, CiNERGi, SGS-Thomson Microelectronics and National Semiconductor.

Mr. Lam holds a BA in business administration from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, and diplomas in management studies from the Singapore Institute of Management and in electronics engineering from Hong Kong Polytechnic.

"Allan brings a great deal of depth and experience to this position, including his recent success leading the Standard Products Group into an increasingly profitable, sustainable business for Fairchild," said Mark Thompson, Fairchild's president and CEO. "Under his direction our worldwide sales and marketing organization will continue to build strong partnerships and exceed our customers' expectations."

Allan replaces Tom Beaver, who has recently retired from Fairchild. Tom led the worldwide sales and marketing organization for five years, bringing a stronger customer voice to the company, and aligning these efforts under The Power Franchise(R) brand.

About Fairchild Semiconductor:

Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS) is a global leader delivering energy-efficient power analog and power discrete solutions. Fairchild is The Power Franchise(R), providing leading-edge silicon and packaging technologies, manufacturing strength and system expertise for consumer, communications, industrial, portable, computing and automotive systems. An application-driven, solution-based semiconductor supplier, Fairchild provides online design tools and design centers worldwide as part of its comprehensive Global Power Resource(SM). Please contact us on the web at www.fairchildsemi.com.


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