SiGe Semiconductor announced the appointment of Sohail Khan as president and chief executive officer (CEO). Khan comes to SiGe Semiconductor from Bessemer Venture Partners, where he served as an entrepreneur in residence and operating partner, responsible for evaluating communications deals and providing assistance to portfolio companies. Previously, he helped to execute Agere's IPO spin-out, and held the positions of executive vice president of Infrastructure Systems and chief strategy and development officer. Khan served also as president of Lucent's Integrated Circuits - Microelectronics division, where he grew the company's market position in cellular handsets and base stations. According to Khan, "I am pleased to join the management team at SiGe Semiconductor. The company presents an exciting professional opportunity as one of the few private wireless semiconductor companies to successfully compete against much larger rivals in the consumer electronic marketplace."

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