SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 20 /-/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced the election of Roderick C. McGeary to the board of directors. McGeary, 59, is Chairman of the Board of BearingPoint, Inc., one of the world's largest providers of management and technology consulting services.
In addition to his role as Chairman, he has served as interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BearingPoint, Inc. from 2004 to 2005. He was CEO of Brience, Inc. from 2000-2002 and was also Managing Director of KPMG Consulting LLC, a subsidiary of BearingPoint, Inc. (formerly KPMG Consulting, Inc.).
Mr. McGeary serves on the board of directors of Cisco Systems, Inc. and Dionex Corporation. He is a certified public accountant and holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Lehigh University.
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National Semiconductor is a leader in analog power management technology. Its products include easy-to-use integrated circuits, PowerWise products that enable more energy-efficient systems, and SolarMagic products which improve the energy output of solar arrays. The company celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., National reported sales of $1.46 billion for fiscal 2009. Additional information is available at www.national.com.
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