Xilinx Appoints New Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced that Scott Hover-Smoot, 53, has been appointed vice president, general counsel and secretary, reporting to Wim Roelandts, chairman, president and CEO. Hover-Smoot will lead the company's worldwide legal organization, with responsibility for legal policies, corporate governance, securities compliance, intellectual property, commercial licensing, mergers and acquisitions, employment law and litigation.

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"I'm delighted to welcome Scott to the executive team to direct legal strategy and oversee all legal matters for Xilinx worldwide," said Roelandts. "He's a seasoned professional with proven leadership skills and expertise in the semiconductor industry."

Hover-Smoot brings more than 25 years of experience to his new position at Xilinx, most recently as regional counsel and director with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. (TSMC). Before that, Hover-Smoot served as vice president and general counsel of California Micro Devices. He holds a B.S. in chemistry from U.C. San Diego, Revelle College and J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law.

About Xilinx

Xilinx is the worldwide leader in complete programmable logic solutions. For more information, visit http://www.xilinx.com.


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