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Alain De Taeye - Founder and CEO of Tele Atlas Joins NemeriX’ Board of Directors


(EMAILWIRE.COM, March 23, 2006) Manno, Switzerland -– NemeriX, a leading fabless semiconductor company specializing in ultra low power RF and base band chipsets and software for GPS and wireless applications, today announced the appointment of Alain De Taeye as member of the Board of Directors.

Mr. De Taeye is currently the CEO of Tele Atlas, a company he co-founded in the mid-80s as a research assistant in the Business School of the University of Ghent Belgium. Tele Atlas is the global leader in digital mapping and geographic content and Mr. De Taeye has led the organization since 1990.

In 1993 Mr. De Taeye created the European Digital Roadmap Association, consisting of Etak (a US mapping company active in the UK), Robert Bosch GmbH (the mapping division for car navigation systems) and Tele Atlas. In 1995 Mr. De Taeye led the merger of the Robert Bosch mapping division into Tele Atlas, and in 2000 Tele Atlas acquired Etak to expand activities in North America.

In 2000 Mr. De Taeye led Tele Atlas to a successful IPO on the Frankfurt stock exchange and in 2005 the company was successfully introduced on the Euronext, Amsterdam’s stock exchange.

“We are honored to have Mr. De Taeye join our Board of Directors,” said Steve Rees, Chairman of NemeriX. “Alain’s expertise in digital mapping technologies complements the strengths of our other board members and we look forward to leveraging his contributions to help accelerate our growth.”

Mr. De Taeye holds a university degree in engineering and architecture from the University of Ghent and the business school of Antwerp where he continues to lecture on operations research, innovation and IT strategy.

About NemeriX
Founded in April 2002 in Lugano (Switzerland), NemeriX S.A. is a venture backed fabless semiconductor company specializing in ultra low power RF and baseband chipsets and software for GPS and wireless applications. NemeriX’ devices and system software enables battery-powered location determination anywhere, anytime and facilitates the design and manufacture of truly differentiated products for both consumer and professional markets. For additional information please visit

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