Mr. Sanghi was named the Executive Chairman in March of 2021. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Microchip since October 1991, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors since October 1993. Mr. Sanghi served as President from August 1990 to February 2016 and has served as a director since August 1990. Before joining the Company, Mr. Sanghi was Vice President of Operations at Waferscale Integration, Inc., a semiconductor company, from 1988 to 1990. Mr. Sanghi was employed by Intel Corporation from 1978 to 1988, where he held various positions in management and engineering, the most recent serving as General Manager of Programmable Memory Operations. Mr. Sanghi holds a Masters of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics and Communication from Punjab University, India.
Mr. Moorthy was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in March 2021. He was appointed to Microchip's Board of Directors in January 2021. He served as the President and COO of Microchip since February 2016. He served as Chief Operating Officer since June 2009 and as Executive Vice President from October 2006 to May 2009. From November 2001 to October 2006 Mr. Moorthy served as Vice President the Advanced Microcontroller and Automotive Division (AMAD). Mr. Moorthy holds an M.B.A. in marketing from the National University, Sacramento, Calif.; a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle, Wash.; and a B.S. degree in physics from the University of Bombay, Bombay, India.
Mr. Bjornholt was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2019 and has served as Vice President of Finance since 2008, and as Chief Financial Officer since January 2009. He served as Director of Financial Reporting and Tax from 2003 to 2008. He has held various other financial management positions within Microchip since joining the company in 1995. Prior to joining Microchip, Mr. Bjornholt was employed by KPMG LLP. Mr. Bjornholt holds a B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Arizona and a Masters degree from Arizona State University.
Mr. Drehobl was named Sr. Vice President of MCU8 and MCU16 Business Units in 2019. Mr. Drehobl served as Vice President of the MCU8 business unit and various other divisions and business units since July 2001. He has been employed by Microchip Technology since August 1989 and has served as a Vice President of Microchip Technology since February 1997. Mr. Drehobl holds a Bachelor of Technology from the University of Dayton.
Mr. Little was named Senior Vice President, Worldwide Client Engagement in February 2019. Mr. Little served as Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Applications from July 2000 to January 2019. From April 1998 through July 2000, he served as Vice President, Americas Sales. From November 1995 to April 1998, he served as Vice President, Standard Microcontroller and ASSP Division. From September 1993 to November 1995, he served as Vice President, Memory Products and ASSP Division. Mr. Little holds a BSET from United Electronics Institute.
Mr. Simoncic was named Senior Vice President, Analog Power and Interface Business Unit in February 2019. He served as Vice President, Analog Power and Interface Division from September 1999 to January 2019. From January 1996 to September 1999, he served as Vice President, Memory and Specialty Products Division. From October of 1995 to January 1996, he served as Vice President of Yield and Manufacturing Engineering. Mr. Simoncic holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from DeVry Institute of Technology.
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