Silicon Image Appoints John Hodge to Board of Directors
SUNNYVALE, Calif., February 22, 2006 — Silicon Image, Inc. (Nasdaq: SIMG), a leader in the secure storage, distribution and presentation of high-definition content, today announced the appointment of John Hodge, who was the former Head of Global Corporate Finance for Credit Suisse Technology Group, to its board of directors.
Throughout his investment banking career, Hodge has focused on the global technology industry. He has completed more than 200 transactions for numerous leading technology companies, such as Silicon Image, Apple, Applied Materials, Broadcom, Google, Intel, Phillips, Samsung and TiVo.
“John brings considerable financial expertise and industry insight into the semiconductor industry. He has been a valuable advisor to Silicon Image throughout our relationship with Credit Suisse First Boston during the last several years,” said Steve Tirado, Silicon Image president and CEO. “Silicon Image is looking forward to John’s participation on the board as we continue to drive the storage, distribution and presentation of high definition content in the consumer environment.”
“Silicon Image has had a worldwide impact on the transition of consumer devices from analog to digital and is becoming one of the world’s leading technology companies,” said John Hodge. “I look forward to working with Steve and his team to identify new opportunities, both in the U.S. and around the world, that continue to drive access to HD content in the consumer environment.”
Hodge earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from Stanford University. Hodge has lectured at Stanford Business School and was also a speaker at the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) Annual Meeting from 2001 to 2003.
About Silicon Image, Inc.
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Silicon Image, Inc. is a leader in the secure distribution, presentation and storage of high-definition content. Silicon Image creates and drives industry standards for digital content delivery such as DVI, HDMI and UDI, leveraging strategic partnerships with global leaders in consumer electronics and personal computing. Silicon Image offers robust, high-bandwidth semiconductors in the global PC display, consumer electronics and storage arenas based on its innovative digital interconnect technology and has become one of the top ten IP licensing vendors in the world. For more information on Silicon Image, visit www.siliconimage.com.
Forward-looking Statements This news release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of federal securities regulations. These forward-looking statements include statements related to Silicon Image continuing to drive the distribution, presentation and storage of high definition content in the consumer environment, and Mr. Hodge’s role in and contributions to such efforts and to the identification of new opportunities that continue to drive access to HD content in the consumer environment. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including those described from time to time in Silicon Image’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by these forward-looking statements. In particular, Silicon Image’s efforts and ability to drive the distribution, presentation and storage of HD content in the consumer environment, and Mr. Hodge’s role in and contributing to such efforts and to the identification of new opportunities that continue to drive access to HD content in the consumer environment, may differ materially from what is currently anticipated. In addition, see “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations - Factors Affecting Future Results” in the most recent Annual Report, Form 10-K or 10-Q filed by Silicon Image with the SEC. Silicon Image assumes no obligation to update this forward-looking information.
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