APPOINTS INDUSTRY VETERAN TO DIRECT SALES IN CHINA
Tsai Joins Centillium As New Sales Director for Greater China Broadband
September 10, 2001 - Centillium Communications, Inc. [NASDAQ: CTLM],
innovator of broadband communications technology, today announces that
Johnson Tsai has joined the company as sales director for greater China.
Prior to joining Centillium Mr. Tsai spent 14 years as a sales director
in China for Texas Instruments.
Mr. Tsai, who will
oversee the broadband communications markets in China, brings a wealth
of experience to Centillium. His leadership, customer focus and technology
awareness are valuable assets for our customers and partners in this
"We are very
excited to have Johnson Tsai join the Centillium sales team," stated
Jon Sherburne, vice president of worldwide sales for Centillium Communications.
"Johnson is a key player and one of the supporting factors enabling
Centillium's expansion into China's broadband communications market."
Johnson Tsai has over 14 years of experience supporting networking technology
for Asian markets. Prior to joining Centillium, Mr. Tsai was a sales
director for Texas Instruments, responsible for the business of DSP
equipment solutions and broadband communications such as xDSL, Cable
Modem, VoIP, DSP, MP3, DSC, Netcam, and home wireless technologies.
Johnson holds an MSEE from Taiwan National Ocean University.
Centillium Communications, Inc. is combining technical innovation and
customer commitment to make broadband communications a market reality.
Centillium consistently delivers value to its customers by providing
broadband networking systems for applications across all market segments.
The company designs and markets communications chipset solutions for
central office equipment, digital loop carrier (DLC) line cards, and
customer premise equipment for Digital Subscriber Line (DSL), Voice
over Packet (VoP) and Premise Networking. The Centillium Communications
headquarters are located at 47211 Lakeview Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538.
Additional information is available at www.centillium.com.
Except for historical information contained in this press release, the
foregoing contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and
uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated
by such forward-looking statements based on a variety of risks and uncertainties,
including the risks and uncertainties relating to actual quantities
and timing of any orders received under any contract and the successful
development and market acceptance of Centillium's new products. The
company assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements
to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. Information
about potential factors that could affect Centillium's financial results
is included in Centillium's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K,
and in our most recent Form 10-Q, which can be viewed at the Securities
and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov.
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