The CEO of Peregrine Semiconductor, Jim Cable, has announced significant changes to Peregrine’s executive team. In a bold move to increase the company’s semiconductor capability, Cable announced the appointment of Stefan Wolff as Peregrine’s new chief executive officer. Cable will be stepping into the role of Peregrine chairman and CTO and will serve as the global R&D director for Peregrine’s parent company, Murata.
“We have known Stefan and have collaborated with him and his team for many years, and I am delighted to bring him on board to accelerate our growth and the growth of our parent company, Murata,” says Cable. “I am eager to get back to my technology roots and focus on shaping innovation for Murata. Our future keeps getting brighter, and I am very excited about this change.”
In addition, Cable has appointed Dylan Kelly as the company’s new chief operating officer. Kelly has held the position of VP and general manager of Peregrine’s mobile wireless solutions business unit since 2010. Kelly joined Peregrine in 2000 and has held various technical and management positions in product development, marketing, and sales. Prior to joining Peregrine, Kelly was with Motorola engaged in transceiver design. He holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of numerous technical papers and has 37 issued and pending patents.