Industry Veteran Joins Primarion’s Board of Directors

Feb. 16, 2005
Primarion has named Carl Everett to its board of directors

Primarion, a mixed signal semiconductor company that provides digital control of Power and I/O solutions, has named Carl Everett to its board of directors. Everett, who becomes Primarion’s seventh board member, has had a distinguished 27-year career in semiconductors and computing.

“Primarion is thrilled to welcome Carl to our board of directors,” said Ron Van Dell, president and CEO, Primarion. “Carl brings a wealth of experience to Primarion, which will be essential as we continue to ramp our new digital power chipsets into production with our customers worldwide.”

Everett is a former senior vice president of Dell Computer Corp.'s Personal Systems Group, where he was responsible for worldwide development and marketing of all Dell desktop, workstation and notebook product lines, and the strategic technology direction for Dell’s award-winning client systems. During his tenure, Dell captured the number one worldwide position in workstations, as well as desktop and notebook personal computers. Currently, Everett is a member of Accel Partners’ Venture Development Team.

Prior to Dell, Everett enjoyed a 20-year career with Intel Corp., leading many of Intel’s strategic efforts in setting industry and technology directions. He became an Intel vice president in 1989, overseeing North American sales and later all worldwide sales and marketing organizations. In 1994, he became senior vice president and general manager of Intel's successful Microprocessor Products Group. In this role, Everett oversaw the rapid adoption of Intel's Pentium processor in the marketplace and introduced Intel's P6 technology.

Everett’s many accomplishments while at Intel include the unprecedented support of the Intel Inside brand campaign throughout the PC industry; the adoption of PCI system bus technology across all PC manufacturers; and the launch of major reseller and branding efforts to open up China and other Asian markets to Intel architecture-based systems.

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