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Microchip Technology Names 3 New VPs

Company has named Eric Bjornholt as vice president of Finance, Lauren Carr as vice president of Human Resources, and Pete Zimmer as vice president of Americas Sales.

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Microchip Technology Inc., a provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, appointed three individuals as vice president. The new vice presidents are Eric Bjornholt, Lauren Carr and Pete Zimmer.

Eric Bjornholt is vice president of Finance and will oversee Microchip's tax, SEC reporting, treasury, supply management and other financially-reporting activities.

Lauren Carr is vice president of Human Resources and will be responsible for overseeing Microchip's entire global Human Resources organization.

Pete Zimmer is vice president of Americas Sales and will oversee the Americas Sales organization.

"Eric Bjornholt, Lauren Carr and Pete Zimmer each bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the strong management team at Microchip. They have continuously offered valuable insight and experience to the company, which has helped to strengthen our offerings to the marketplace," said Steve Sanghi, president and CEO of Microchip. "All three have taken on increasing levels of responsibility at Microchip over the years."