Semtech Corp. has hired Julie McGee as chief marketing officer with responsibilities that include corporate marketing and investor relations.
McGee joins the Camarillo chip maker from Intel Corp., where she held executive positions in finance, marketing, business strategy and supply chain. While serving as corporate vice president of marketing, she led the Intel Inside Program for brand strategy.
She also served as chief of staff to Intel’s chairman
“Semtech has an amazing leadership team and exceptional product portfolio that is well positioned to have a significant impact on the next phase of smart technology adoption,” McGee said in a statement. “I am excited to have the opportunity to bring my experiences to help the company on its journey to make the world a better place through the application of technology.”
Shares of Semtech (SMTC) closed Monday up $1.17, or nearly 2 percent, to $60.99 on the Nasdaq, while that market closed up 1.3 percent.